Free Program on the Basics of Dementia Monday 11/9

uptonseniorcenterThe Alzheimer’s Association is presenting  a workshop on the basic issues of Alzheimer’s and related dementias, Monday, November 9 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at the Senior Center, 2 Farm Street, Upton. The workshop is free and open to the public. 

“Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging,” said Paul Raia, PhD, Vice President of Clinical Services, Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts and New Hampshire Chapter. “This comprehensive program focuses on obtaining the correct diagnosis, understanding and addressing behavior and communication problems and finding local resources and support.” 

The Basics offers information about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, the benefits of early detection, causes and risk factors, treatment and services offered by the Alzheimer’s Association. For more information about this program and other offerings of the Alzheimer’s Association, visit www.alz.org/MANH or call the 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900. 

The Alzheimer’s Association, with headquarters in Watertown, has regional offices in Springfield, Raynham, and Worcester, MA and Bedford, NH. The Alzheimer Association provides services and programs for those with Alzheimer’s, family and professional caregivers in the form of support groups, a 24/7 Helpline, care consultation, advocacy efforts, research funding and education programs. For more information about Alzheimer programs, visit www.alz.org/MANH or call 800.272.3900

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