Alzheimer's Association to offer free workshop in Parkersburg on Alzheimer's and Dementia

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PARKERSBURG, WV (WTAP) - The Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter will offer a free workshop in Parkersburg on Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia.

The workshop, titled, "The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, & Alzheimer’s Disease," will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 9, at 2:00 P.M., at Emmanuel Baptist Church, located at 1710 23rd Street in Parkersburg.

The workshop is an introduction to the fundamentals of Alzheimer’s Disease and is designed to help families and caregivers gain a better understanding of warning signs, diagnosis, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, and much more.

The workshop is open to the public and community members are encouraged to attend.

For more information regarding The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, & Alzheimer’s Disease, Alzheimer’s disease, or to connect to information and support through the free 24/7 Helpline, contact the Alzheimer’s Association at 800.272.3900.

A complete listing of all community workshops, and more details on cognitive diseases, can be found at the "Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Resources" link, in the "Related Links" section of this story.

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