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Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

by Penn State Extension

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

In the United States alone, more than 5 million individuals are living with Alzheimer’s and 16 million are serving as their unpaid caregivers. The disease is a global crisis that impacts numerous families right here in our community. However, no one has to face this disease alone or without information. Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease is here to help.

When: Fri., Jan. 27, 2023 (9:30 AM – 10:30 AM ET)

Format: Live Online via Zoom

The Alzheimer’s Association® partnered with Penn State Extension to provide this educational program covering the basics of Alzheimer’s and dementia. It provides a general overview for people who are facing a diagnosis as well as those who wish to be informed.

Participants will explore the relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, learn what happens in a brain affected by Alzheimer’s, learn about risk factors and the three general stages of the disease, and receive other helpful Alzheimer’s resources.

Who is this for?

  • The program is designed for anyone interested in learning more about Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

What will you learn?

  • The relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
  • What happens in a brain affected by Alzheimer’s
  • The risk factors for the three general stages of the disease
  • FDA-approved treatments available to treat some symptoms
  • Current Alzheimer’s research
  • Helpful Alzheimer’s Association® resources

This event is being offered at no charge to participants. Registration is required to receive the link to access the webinar. Registrants will also receive access to the webinar recording.