ALZHEIMER’S & DEMENTIA SPRING WORKSHOP

Written by Theresa Rose on March 12, 2015

Multiple speakers present at day-long educational program

BURLINGTON, March 4, 2015 – The Alzheimer’s Association will host their Alzheimer’s & Dementia Spring Workshop on Wednesday, March 25th at the Burlington Public Library, Room A & B, in Burlington. This day-long workshop is designed to provide the latest in Alzheimer’s and dementia research, education and caregiving tips for professionals, community members, care partners and those in the early-stages of dementia.

The workshop will feature multiple speakers presenting on various topics including knowing the early signs of Alzheimer’s and what is typical aging; the effects of exercise on cognition, and how to keep your brain fit for life. The program fee is $10 for general attendees and $15 for professional attendees. This program is open to the public to attend. Handouts, materials and resources will be available for all attendees and professional registration includes CEUs. Lunch is also included with workshop registration.

Pre-registration is required by March 20th. To register or for more information on topics or presenters, visit alz.org/greateriowa or call 1.800.272.3900. Check-in will take place at 9:30 a.m. and the program will begin at 10 am.

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. 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.

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. Visit www.alz.org/greateriowa or call 800.272.3900.