Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
March 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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.
The Alzheimer’s Association® has created an education program covering the basics of Alzheimer’s and dementia to provide a general overview for people who are facing a diagnosis as well as those who wish to be informed.
Learning objectives of this free program:
Compares Alzheimer’s and dementia Recognizes how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain.
List the risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease.
Identify the three stages of the disease.
Recognize current FDA-approved treatments that can address some of the symptoms of the disease.
Describe how scientists are working to advance research.
Name the resources available through the Alzheimer’s Association.
Supported through our partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter and the NYS Office for the Aging.