10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s program to be held in Rhinelander

For the Tomahawk Leader

RHINELANDER – The Alzheimer’s Association is slated to hold a program designed to help people recognize common signs of Alzheimer’s disease and know what to watch for in themselves and others. 

The 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s program will be held at the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Oneida County, 100 Keenan St., Rhinelander, on Tuesday, Dec. 19 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The 90-minute program will explore typical age-related changes, describe common signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia, offer tips for how to approach someone about memory concerns, explain the importance of early detection and benefits of diagnosis, detail possible tests and assessments for the diagnostic process and identify helpful community resources for diagnosis and those affected.

“Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living,” a release from the Alzheimer’s Association said. “As the holidays approach, it is important to be aware of the common warning signs of Alzheimer’s in family and friends. Often, the earliest warning signs of Alzheimer’s are dismissed as a normal part of the aging process.”

To learn more about the program or to register, contact Julie St. Pierre at 715-352-4091 or [email protected].

Individuals can also register by reaching out to the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline at 1-800-272-3900 or by visiting www.bit.ly/10SignsRhinelanderDec23.

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