Free Alzheimer’s and dementia detection class this Wednesday

This class will cover Alzheimer’s warning signs, importance of early detection, and more.

  • Tuesday, February 28, 2017 9:00am
  • News

What is the difference between typical age-related memory changes and Alzheimer’s disease? How do you know if you need to be concerned about yourself or a loved one? What steps should you take if you think there might be a problem?

Iora Primary Care of Renton is offering a class that will answer these questions and more. The class will cover 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s, why early detection is important, and how Alzheimer’s is diagnosed. It will also touch briefly on risk factors for Alzheimer’s and related dementias as well as the role of genetics in Alzheimer’s disease.

This session is offered free and is scheduled for 1 – 2 p.m. on March 1 at Iora Primary Care Renton, 64 Rainier Ave S.

For more information or to register call 206-518-9033.

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