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Alzheimer’s Association offering classes

Mar 01, 2018

OTTUMWA — The Alzheimer’s Association is offering two free educational classes for the general public Wednesday afternoon at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.

The first class, “Know the Ten Signs: Early Detection Matters,” 1-2:30 p.m., will cover the warning signs of Alzheimer’s and related diseases, how the signs differ from normal cognitive decline related to aging, and what to do if you see the signs.

The second class, “Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body,” 2:45-4:15 p.m., explores the latest research on the question of whether healthy living can improve cognitive health as we age and whether or not it might reduce the risk of getting Alzheimer’s and related diseases.

Advanced registration is required by calling 800-272-3900. Registration also can be done online at www.alz.org, browse to Caregiver Center, Community Resource Finder, Alzheimer’s Association Programs and Events.

For more information, contact Jerry Schroeder at 563-293-8056 or jschroeder@alz.org.

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