For Immediate Release Media Contact: Stacey Jewell
August 26, 2019 (567) 302-3609
Alzheimer’s Association to Hold Educational Program on 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s for the Community and Families Impacted by the Disease
Ontario, OH – The Alzheimer’s Association Northwest Ohio Chapter will hold an educational program on The 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s for interested community members.
The program will begin at 9am on Thursday, September 12 at the Area Agency on Aging, Hawkins Building, 2131 Park Ave. West in Ontario.
The Alzheimer’s Association® has created an education program that explores the most common warning signs of Alzheimer’s to help individuals stay informed about what is normal aging and what is not. The free one-hour 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s program:
● Describes typical age-related memory, thinking or behavioral changes
● Helps individuals learn how to recognize the common warning signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia
● Discusses tips for approaching someone about memory concerns
● Explains the importance of early detection and benefits of diagnosis
● identifies possible tests/assessments for the diagnostic process
● Offers helpful Alzheimer’s Association resources.
“This program is our most important community program” says Pam Myers, Program Director of the Chapter. “When you or your loved ones begin to notice changes in these areas, it is important to know what might be a warning sign of Alzheimer’s and how to access help/resources to ensure an accurate diagnosis.''
Please register online at alz.org/nwohio or call 1-800-272-3900.
In the United States alone, more than 5 million individuals are living with Alzheimer’s and 16 million are serving as their unpaid caregivers. 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.
About the Alzheimer's Association®
The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. For more information on the Alzheimer’s Association, call 1.800.272.3900, or visit alz.org.
- Occurred Thursday, September 12th, 2019 @ 9:00 am