The Alzheimer's Association-Central Illinois Chapter will present a program entitled “The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s” from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18th, at the Tremont Public Library, 215 S. Sampson, Tremont.
Chapter Education Specialist Tim Klobe will present the program. Participants will learn about symptoms, causes and risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, how Alzheimer’s affects the brain, the benefits of early detection, stages of the disease, treatment options, and ways the Association can help.
Cost is $5 for materials. Registration is required by Sept. 17 by calling the Central Illinois Chapter office toll free at 800.272.3900 or 309.681.1100. Information is also available on the agency website at http://www.alz.org/illinoiscentral/.