New Alzheimer’s Association Workshop Offered for Individuals Newly Diagnosed with Dementia

New Alzheimer’s Association Workshop Offered for Individuals Newly Diagnosed with Dementia

By Mindy Bannister M. Ed Alzheimers Association North Central Texas Chapter

 

 

 

Abilene, Texas – March 2, 2011 – Most people feel completely overwhelmed when they hear that they or a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia. To equip and support persons who are newly diagnosed and their families, the Alzheimer’s Association – North Central Texas Chapter has created a new workshop, Taking Action After a Dementia Diagnosis. The program will be offered in Abilene on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Abilene Regional Office of the Alzheimer’s Association located at 301 S. Pioneer Dr., Suite 105. {{more}}Through this new offering, participants will learn more about the disease and its progression, and have the opportunity to talk to others traveling the same road. Participants will also receive information about programs and services available through the Alzheimer’s Association – North Central Texas Chapter, clinical trials, advocacy and the promotion of brain health for the person with dementia. For more information or to reserve a seat, call 325-672-2907 or 1-800-272-3900. The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s research, care and support. Our 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. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s.