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Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia Virtual Program

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia Virtual Program  

 

VIRTUAL — Alzheimer's is a degenerative brain disease and the most common form of Dementia. To aid the community’s understanding of these conditions, Program Coordinator Patricia Avery of the Caregiver Resource Center will be hosting an educational program through Zoom on Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia. The program will take place on Thursday, May 26th from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM. This one-hour virtual presentation will compare Alzheimer's and Dementia, any brain changes occurring with the disease, risk factors, stages, treatments available, the latest advanced research, and resources available through the Alzheimer's Association. Informational handouts on the associated topic will be provided and a question-and-answer session will follow immediately afterwards.  There is no fee, but preregistration is required to participate. To register, participants can contact Patricia Avery at 845-292-6180 ext. 122, register online at sullivancce.org/events/2022/05/26/understanding-alzheimers-and-dementia, or at http://www.alz.org/. The program can be joined by computer or phone. More information can be found at http://sullivancce.org/events. Those with related questions can email sullivan@cornell.edu or call 845-292-6180, ext. 100.  

 

This program is provided by a grant from the Alzheimer's Association, Hudson Valley/Rockland/Westchester, NY Chapter and the NYS Office of the Aging Caregiver Resource Center Program. 

 

Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County provides equal program and employment opportunities. The public can contact the office to request accommodations. 

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