With 10 Million Baby Boomers at Risk, Early Detection is Critical to Future Planning
Milwaukee, WI – February 5, 2013 – The Alzheimer’s Association will present a community workshop called “Know the 10 Signs”, on Wednesday, February 27 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Heritage West Allis, 7901 West National Avenue, in West Allis. This interactive workshop will identify the ten warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease and separate myth from reality to address the commonly held fears about Alzheimer’s in America. There is no cost to attend this program, and it is open to all members of the community.
The program is ideal for individuals who may be witnessing memory loss or behavioral changes in themselves or a loved one, and want to learn the facts about early detection in order to plan for the future. Participants will have the opportunity to hear from people who have the disease and find out how to recognize the signs.
Registration is required. Contact Heritage West Allis at 414-302-9700 to register.
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research whose 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. For more information about Alzheimer’s disease or local services visit www.alz.org/sewi or call the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900.