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Alzheimer's Association Offers Free Education Program
Updated September 27, 2015 9:15 AM | Filed under: Health
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(LINTON) - The Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter offers education for families affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

The Association will host "Know the 10 Signs" on Thursday, Oct. 8, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at Greene County General Hospital, located at 1185 N. 1000 W., in Linton.

In this program, attendees will learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer's disease.

There are no fees to attend this program, but registration is requested by contacting the Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline at (800) 272-3900. For a full listing of our education programs, visit alz.org/indiana.

Today, more than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, including 110,000 Hoosiers. Alzheimer's disease is the nation's sixth-leading cause of death. The direct and indirect costs of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias amount to more than $226 billion annually.

About the Alzheimer's Association:
The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. It is the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research. The Association's 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. Its vision is a world without Alzheimer's. Visit alz.org/indiana or call (800) 272-3900.



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