Alzheimer’s Association to host educational workshop in Rhinelander
For the Tomahawk Leader
RHINELANDER – The Alzheimer’s Association® will host an educational workshop at the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Oneida County, 100 Keenan St., Rhinelander, on Tuesday, May 17 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
A release from the Alzheimer’s Association said the workshop will provide “a general overview for people who are facing a diagnosis as well as those who wish to be informed.”
The free Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia program will:
- Explore the relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
- Examine what happens in a brain affected by Alzheimer’s.
- Detail the risk factors for and three general stages of the disease.
- Identify FDA-approved treatments available to treat some symptoms.
- Look ahead to what’s on the horizon for Alzheimer’s research.
- Offer helpful Alzheimer’s Association resources.
“In the United States alone, more than 6 million individuals are living with Alzheimer’s and 16 million are serving as their unpaid caregivers,” the Alzheimer’s Association stated. “The disease is a global crisis that impacts numerous families right here in our community. However, no one has to face this disease alone or without information.”
To learn more about the program, or to register (registration is appreciated but not required), contact Julie St. Pierre at 715-352-4091 or email@example.com. Individuals can also register by reaching out to the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline at 1-800-272-3900.