Alzheimer’s Association Presents Living With Alzheimer’s At Urban League Of Greater Chattanooga

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The Alzheimer’s Association and the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga are collaborating to host “Living with Alzheimer’s,” an educational program on Alzheimer’s disease, on Thursday, June 5. The program will take place at the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Guests will have the chance to learn about Alzheimer’s disease including the basic physical, emotional and financial challenges families face when dealing with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s.  This is a free event but registration is required.

Light refreshments will be served.

“Alzheimer's disease affects over 5 million people in the United States; over 110,000 right here in Tennessee.  We are proud to partner with the Urban League to help bring much-needed awareness and education to our community,” says Amy French, Alzheimer’s Association’s manager of programs.

The Urban League of Greater Chattanooga is located at 730 M.L. King Boulevard. To RSVP call 423.756.1762.





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