Currently, 410,000 New Yorkers are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and more than 1 million family and friends are providing care.
Serving the cities of Binghamton, Ithaca, Syracuse, Utica and Watertown and their surrounding counties, the Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter is here to help. They provide education and support to all those facing Alzheimer’s and other dementias throughout our community, including those living with the disease, caregivers, health care professionals and families. They’re also committed to advocating for the needs and rights of those facing Alzheimer’s disease and all other dementia, and advancing critical research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.
Urbancny.com will post information regarding Alzheimer’s and Dementia with the hope of providing information to the community. There are many ways the Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter can help people with Alzheimer’s and dementia and their caregivers and families. There are two upcoming information sessions that may be of assistance. For more information go to alz.org
Alzheimer’s and Dementia
An education program presented by the Alzheimer’s Association
This program covers the basics of Alzheimer’s and dementia, explores their relationship, examines what happens in a brain affected by Alzheimer’s, details the risk factors for and three general stages of the disease, identifies FDA-approved treatments available for symptom management, looks ahead to what’s on the horizon for Alzheimer’s research, and offers helpful Alzheimer’s Association resources. The program is one hour long. Intended for: Anyone interested in learning more about dementia.
The two education programs are scheduled, afternoon and evening:
Thursday, February 25th 5:00pm-6:00pm
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Monday, March 1st 10:00am-11:00am
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