Virtual - Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

July 23 2020

10:30am to 11:30am

Learn the basics of 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.

The free one-hour Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia program:

●      Explores 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.

 
 
  • Who: +18 years old
  • Where: Alzheimer's Association Bluejeans Space

Register online​ and​ attendees​ ​will receive an email including the Bluejeans information the day before the meeting. For more information, contact the reference desk staff at refdesk@schlowlibrary.org.

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