Brentwood Church of Christ’s bi-monthly African American Alzheimer’s & Related Dementia Support Group meeting will be held on April 2, 2010 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm at the church (6425 N. 60th Street). The meeting will include a presentation on the disease and research opportunties from Gina Green-Harris of the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute. The meeting is free and open to the entire community. This support group is a partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association. Please contact Darlene Johnson, Church Secretary, at 414-353-6757 if you have questions.
African Americans are at a higher risk for developing Alzheimer’s, but African Americans are also less likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease than whites.