1-Hour Program Offered On The Basics Of Alzheimer’s And Dementia Oct. 25

Monday, October 8, 2018

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 program will be held at Dominion Senior Living, 2143 Northpoint Blvd. in Hixson on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Lunch will be provided

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; and
- Offers helpful Alzheimer’s Association resources.

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Call 423-265-3600 or email Amy French at afrench@alz.org to learn more or sign up.



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