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Dec 6, 2012 2:00 PM by Arroyo Grande Community Hospital

Dignity Health: Learn about Alzheimer's disease

Arroyo Grande Community Hospital and the Alzheimer's Association are pleased to offer a free community workshop: The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease.

The workshop is open to anyone who would like to know more about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

The following topics will be covered:
• Symptoms and effects of Alzheimer's disease
• Other types of dementia
• How Alzheimer's affects the brain
• Causes and risk factors
• How to find out if it's Alzheimer's disease
• The benefits of early detection
• How to address a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease
• Stages of the disease
• Treatment
• Hope for the future
• Ways the Alzheimer's Association can help

The workshop will be held in the Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Annex Building Conference Room on Wednesday, December 12, from 2-3:30pm.

No reservations are required and light refreshment will be provided.

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