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TOLEDO --  The Alzheimer’s Association Northwest Ohio Chapter will present several upcoming virtual educational programs to help the community and families impacted by the disease.

These presentations cover a variety of topics and occur at different times during the day via videoconferencing, allowing individuals to participate in the convenience of their homes.

They will discuss safety issues in the home, communication, COVID-19 challenges, long-distance caregiving and information on the disease itself. The programs run about an hour and are helpful for anyone experiencing signs of memory loss or their family members who may be concerned.

All programs are free to the public. Registration is required. To register for the program, call 800-272-3900.

Here is the schedule:

July 7 -- Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia at 11 a.m.

July 8 -- Dementia Conversations at 6:30 p.m.

July 9 -- Effective Communication Strategies at 1 p.m.

July 10 -- Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behavior at 11 a.m.  

July 13 -- Activities at Home at 10 a.m. 

July 14 -- Effective Communication Strategies at 2 p.m.

July 14 -- Safety at Home at 4:30 p.m.

July 15 -- Simple Communication Tips for Caregivers  at 11 a.m.

July 15 -- 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s at 1 p.m.

July 16 --  Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia at 3:30 p.m.

July 17 -- Healthy Living for your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research at 11:30 a.m.

The Alzheimer’s Association leads the way to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia – by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

Its vision is a world without Alzheimer's and all other dementia. In Ohio, more than 600,000 Alzheimer’s caregivers provide care for more than 220,000 loved ones impacted by Alzheimer’s disease. Visit alz.org or call 800-272-3900 for more information.

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