Workshop offers topics on understanding Alzheimer's


Staff Reports

An educational workshop on understanding Alzheimer's, is 10 a.m. to noon, April 9, at Carson Valley Medical Center, conference room A, 1107 Highway 395, Gardnerville.

The Understanding Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease luncheon seminar provides information on the following topics:

Warning signs of dementia

Differences between dementia and Alzheimer's disease

Diagnosis and progression

Risk factors and research

Principles of person-centered care

Six steps to successful caregiving

Maintaining optimal health

Accessing community resources.

To make reservations, contact Stan Dowdy at the Alzheimer's Association, 883-0703.


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