Archive for Thursday, September 21, 2006

Alzheimer’s specialist to speak

September 21, 2006

Kelly Loeb, an outreach coordinator with the Heart of America Alzheimer's Association, will make a special presentation next week at the Leavenworth County Council on Aging.

Loeb will speak about Alzheimer's disease from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 25, at the council offices, 109A Delaware St., Leavenworth.

She will discuss the behaviors of people with Alzheimer's and how caregivers can make life easier for those involved in the day-to-day care of a loved one. This event is appropriate for loved ones, professionals, nurses, nursing home staff and anyone interested in this disease and the effects it has on the brain.

To register, contact Patty Willmeth at 684-0777. The event is free.

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