Ten Warning Signs of Dementia/Alzheimer’s

Ten Warning Signs of Dementia/Alzheimer’s will be held on Tuesday, September 28, at 1:00 pm at the Mattapoisett COA, 17 Barstow Street.

            Dementia, which includes Alzheimer’s and other forms, causes memory, thinking, and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. The Alzheimer’s Association developed this education program to help people recognize the signs and know what to watch for in themselves and others.

            The free one-hour program explores typical age-related changes, describes common signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia, offers tips for how to approach someone about memory concerns, explains the importance of early detection and benefits of diagnosis, details possible tests and assessments for diagnostic process, and identifies helpful resources.

             Register in advance. The session will be a hybrid of in-person and remote via Zoom. To attend in-person at the Mattapoisett COA, 17 Barstow Street, Mattapoisett, call 508-758-4110 or e-mail coadirector@mattapoisett.net. To attend via and Zoom, go to zoom.com and click “Join a Meeting” and type the Meeting ID: 864 8542 8863 and register. After registering via Zoom, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. (Note: This will not be recorded).

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