|Learn basics of Alzheimer's|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Friday, 22 November 2013 08:02|
TOLEDO - An introductory program titled "The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease" will be offered on four separate dates, each a month apart, starting in December in Toledo.
The program is designed to help anyone who is caring for someone affected by Alzheimer's disease or other dementia, including both professional and family caregivers, social workers, nurses and STNA's. It will include information on detection, causes and risk factors, disease progression, treatment and more. The program will be interactive and allow discussion, problem solving, and questions and answers.
The first presentation of "The Basics" will be Dec. 10 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Later dates include Jan. 15 from 1:30-3:30, Feb. 13 from 6-8 p.m. and March 11 from 10 a.m.-noon. The location will be the headquarters of the Alzheimer's Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter at 2500 N. Reynolds Road.
There is a $15 fee and pre-registration is required. Call 1-800-272-3900 or 419-227-9700 to register.
Continuing education credits are available. Visit www.alz.org/nwohio for more details.
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