Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

ALZHEIMER’S IS NOT NORMAL AGING. It’s a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Join us to learn about: the impact of Alzheimer’s, the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, Alzheimer’s disease stages and risk factors, current research and treatments available to address some symptoms, and Alzheimer’s Association resources.

The program will be held on Tuesday, February 5th from 2:00pm-3:00pm at the Madison County Cooperative Extension Office in Richmond. To register for this program, please call 1-800-272-3900. Registration is required.


For centuries we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Presented by Sarah Rowe. This webinar will be held on Wednesday, February 6th from 2pm-3pm EST. Registration is required by visiting Program provided by the Alzheimer’s Association.

Family Caregiver Workshop

This program is specialized for family caregivers and will offer information about Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving and will also provide an opportunity to reflect, regenerate, and gain a new perspective on your caregiving issues. Local and statewide experts who specialize in aging and Alzheimer’s care will present topics that are valuable to family caregivers of persons with dementia. This training is designed specifically for family caregivers and is
therefore not open to those who are professional caregivers.

Jointly sponsored by the UK Sanders Brown Center on Aging, Baptist Health Medical Group Neurology, Bluegrass Area Agency on Aging, and the Alzheimer’s Association.

Workshop registration fee: $10 (includes lunch). Registration is required; deadline February 22, 2019. To register, call 1-800-272-3900.
Date: March 1, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m.
Location: Alzheimer’s Association 2808 Palumbo Drive Lexington, KY.

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