Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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Aging is universal and inevitable – and it doesn’t have to be daunting. With a positive attitude and some planning and foresight, we can age successfully. Join us for an informative, four-part series that will address important issues to help you, or a loved one, be prepared to age well.

Staying Put in New Canaan and New Canaan Library present, “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia”. The discussion brings clarity to an issue that often provokes anxiety and confusion.

Alzheimer’s is not normal aging. It is a specific disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. Join us to learn about:
» The impact of Alzheimer’s.
» The difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia.
» Alzheimer’s disease stages and risk factors.
» Current research and treatments available to address some symptoms.
» Alzheimer’s Association resources. 

Presented by the Alzheimer's Association, leading 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. With local chapters across the nation, it provides local services, has a free nationwide 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) staffed by master’s-level clinicians and specialists, and offers confidential support and information in over 200 languages. Their face-to-face and virtual support groups and education programs are available to all, inclusive of underserved populations.