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Registration due Dec. 10 for Alzheimer’s, dementia class

Dec 03, 2013

OTTUMWA — The Alzheimer’s Association will host a Living with Alzheimer’s & Dementia educational program Dec. 12 at Indian Hills Community College Rural Health Building, Room 109, in Ottumwa.

The program will feature multiple speakers discussing the 10 signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia, early stages, current research, staying healthy while aging, making decisions and future planning, and local resources available for help.

Registration will take place from 9:30-10 a.m., and the program will be from 9:55 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is free, although a $10 donation is suggested.

Continuing education credits will be available for professional caregivers for a $5 fee.

Register by Dec. 10 by visiting the website alz.org/greateriowa or by calling 800-272-3900.

Anyone with questions about Alzheimer’s disease or seeking information should contact the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 toll-free Helpline at 800-272-3900 or visit alz.org/greateriowa.

The Helpline’s experts are available to take calls from individuals concerned with their own cognitive health, as well as from family members and friends concerned about a family member and seeking resources.

 

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