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Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia and Advancing the Science – The Latest in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research

March 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer’s; the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia; stages and risk factors; current research and treatments available for some symptoms; and Alzheimer’s Association resources.

 

Alzheimer’s is a global health problem with more than 6 million people living with the disease in the US alone. Tremendous gains have been made in the understanding of the science and basic biology underlying Alzheimer’s and other dementias. These advances are leading to great strides in strategies for prevention, detection, diagnostics, and therapeutic interventions.

 

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Community Education Programs are FREE, monthly, one-hour sessions open to the general public and presented by professionals on various topics related to navigating aging concerns at 5:30 pm on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. This month’s program is presented virtually only.

 

AgeLinc tracks specific demographic information from participants of our programming in compliance with the reporting requirements of The Illinois Department on Aging. All information requested in the registration for this event will be used solely for the purpose of demographic reporting and will be kept confidential. Participant information gathered during registration will help maintain funding for future free AgeLinc programming.

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Date:
March 8
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm