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Alzheimer's Association Education Program: Dementia Conversations to be held Dec 12th

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The Alzheimer's Association Education Volunteer Organization will hold their Alzheimer's Community Education Program entitled: Dementia Conversations. The event will take place on Tuesday, December 12th from 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Lafayette Public Library main branch. The event is free and open to the public.

The program will discuss dementia conversations including the basics of Alzheimer's, how to speak with family members who are affected with dementia, and basic tips for caregivers on how to share information of a diagnosis with the person who is affected. 

This program will also provide information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more. 

Caregivers are asked to bring questions along with them to the event. The program is mainly for those who will be taking care of those with Alzheimer's Disease, but those with Alzheimer's disease may attend with their caregivers. 

Those interested can register by phone at 1-800-272-3900.

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