WHO/WHAT: In recent years, there has been tremendous advances in Alzheimer research which includes encompassing genetic risk factors for Alzheimer’s, imaging studies to identify Alzheimer’s in the living brain, blood tests that may one day be used to diagnose Alzheimer’s, and how our lifestyle influences our risk of Alzheimer’s as we age. Learn more about the latest advances in Alzheimer’s research and science at this free and informative session. Continue learning about caring for someone with the disease as Kaua‘i Adult Day Health co-sponsors the conclusion to the two-part series of “Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers — Late Stage” in another Zoom link. You’ll hear from caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care, and providing meaningful connections for the person with late-stage Alzheimer’s and their families.
WHEN/WHERE: Friday, Sept. 10, 1-2 p.m. will cover updates in Alzheimer’s research, contact Suzanne Oakland at 808-524-4673, firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Then from 2-3:30 p.m., there will be information about caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease. Go to tinyurl.com/27um768p to register. For more information about the Alzheimer’s Association Hawai‘i chapter go to alz.org/hawaii.