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Jan 19

2023 Winter Alzheimer’s Education Series Available!

The Alzheimer’s Association is hosting a virtual winter education series in partnership with AARP, LeadingAge Iowa, Dementia Friends and the Unlocking Brain Fitness: Keys to Dementia Prevention program. Join to learn about a variety of topics around Alzheimer’s and dementia. All programs are virtual via Zoom at 12pm CST. Click here for more information and to get registered.

What is Dementia?
Dementia is a set of symptoms including cognitive decline, changes in thinking and problem-solving skills, memory loss, changes in perception/senses, confusion with time and place, social changes, difficulty speaking, poor judgment, sleep issues, hallucinations, and many more. Different diseases cause dementia. Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common cause of dementia, but it’s not the only cause. Other types of dementia include Lewy body dementia, vascular dementia, frontotemporal degeneration, and others. To find out more about Dementia and Alzheimer’s, myths and facts, cognitive testing, and resources available click here.