Alzheimer’s Association to present educational program in Dixon April 28

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The Alzheimer’s Association – Central Illinois Chapter, Rock River Office will present the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease from 9-11 a.m., Saturday, April 28, at the Rock River Branch Office, 93 S. Hennepin, Dixon, Ill.

The program will examine memory changes associated with growing older and memory loss that disrupts daily life which is not a typical part of aging. Participants will also learn the difference between age-related changes and the first signs of Alzheimer’s disease and how to recognize the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s.

Co-funded by United Way of Lee County, the program is free and open to the public. For more information or to register, individuals should call the Rock River Office at (815) 285-1100 or (800) 272-3900. For a complete list of upcoming educational programs, please visit the agency website at

The Alzheimer’s Association – Central Illinois Chapter is a donor-supported, not-for-pfofit health organization serving 20 counties in northern, central, and west central Illinois. Its three office locations — Dixon, Peoria, and Quincy — provide educational and supportive services to hep people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers understand and deal with the disease and its impact on their lives. Its core programs include information and referral, care consultations, education, support groups and safety services.

Posted April 25, 2012

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