Tuesday October 3, 2017
Event Information
Section: Community Events
ABC's of Alzheimer's & Dementia
by ADAW

When: October 3, 2017
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Where: Crawford County Administration Building
Phone: 608-723-4288
Address: Crawford County Administration Building
225 North Beaumont Road
Prairie du Chien, WI
URL: http://www.alzwisc.org/
Cost: Free

Description: The Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin (ADAW) and Mayo Clinic Health System are offering a two-part education series geared toward families of persons with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. It is a perfect starting point for gaining valuable insight by enhancing your understanding of the disease; learning how it affects your loved one; and how to effectively deal with it day-to-day. Dr. Thomas Loepfe, Mayo Clinic Health System/Franciscan Healthcare, will present Session I on the various types of dementia, including symptoms, diagnosis, disease progression, and treatment options. Becky DeBuhr, outreach specialist with the Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin will present Session II focusing on the experience of dementia and how it affects a person's function; how to best help the person maintain function and quality of life; and resources and support available to help. Free. RSVP requested. Call the Crawford County ADRC at 608.326.0235 to register. For more information contact Becky DeBuhr, at 608.723.4288.


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