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Posted on: February 26, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Alzheimer’s Association presents: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

In the United States alone, more than 5 million individuals are living with Alzheimer’s and 16 million are serving as their unpaid caregivers. The disease is a global crisis that impacts numerous families right here in our community. However, no one has to face this disease alone or without information.


The Alzheimer’s Association® has created an education program covering the basics of Alzheimer’s and dementia to provide a general overview for people who are facing a diagnosis as well as those who wish to be informed.


This free one-hour Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia program will explore:

?      The relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

?      Examines what happens in a brain affected by Alzheimer’s.

?      Details the risk factors for and three general stages of the disease.

?      Identifies FDA-approved treatments available to treat some symptoms.

?      Looks ahead to what’s on the horizon for Alzheimer’s research.

?      Offers helpful Alzheimer’s Association resources.


This program will be held virtually on Zoom on Tuesday, March 9th at 10:00 AM. Registration is required. Please call the Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272-3900 to register.

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