HOISINGTON — At 6 p.m. on Aug. 26 Clara Barton Hospital and Country Place Senior Living will host the Alzheimer’s Association’s “Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters” workshop at Clara Barton Hospital in the Turnbull Safe Room.
The workshop provides attendees with an understanding of the difference between age-related memory loss and Alzheimer’s and what to do if they or someone they know has signs of the disease.
Attendees will view video footage of real people who are living with the early states of dementia and their families addressing fears and myths associated with Alzheimer’s disease. The workshop will cover the following topics:
•The 10 warning signs
•Basic overview of Alzheimer’s disease
•What is involved in getting a diagnosis
•Benefits of early detection including accessing available treatment, planning for the future and participating in clinical trails.
Jan Evans, Outreach Coordinator at the Central & Western Kansas Chapter will lead the free workshop. Light refreshments will be provided by Clara Barton Hospital’s dietary staff. For questions or more information please call, 620-653-5012.