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Elmhurst Park District to teach residents how to identify signs of Alzheimer’s disease

Published: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 2:15 p.m. CDT

ELMHURST — The Elmhurst Park District will host an overview of Alzheimer’s disease including risk factors, diagnosis and the benefits of early detection from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. April 5 at The Abbey, 407 W. St. Charles Road.

Through the use of video footage, participants will meet people living with memory loss as they address the fears and myths associated with dementia and hear from the family members who are on the journey with them.

The event is presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter.

It is free to attend but pre-registration is required by calling The Abbey at 630-993-8193.

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