These questions and more will be answered at a free community forum to be held on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m, at the Culver City Senior Center, 4095 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA 90232. Plentiful free parking is available onsite.
The forum, titled “Brain Health & Alzheimer’s Disease,” is hosted by Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles. The keynote speaker is Dr. Edmund Teng, Co-Director of the Katherine and Benjamin Kagan Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment Development Program at UCLA.
Dr. Teng will share the latest research that explores what helps our brain as we age and what we can do to reduce memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease.
The event will include a health and resource fair with booths that will provide information about caregiving, clinical trials, assisted living, financial and legal planning, and other services that are available to the community.
For more information or to register for the event, please contact Kimiko Kelly at 323-930-6259 or [email protected]
About Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles: Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles (formerly known as Alzheimer’s Association, California Southland Chapter) provides programs and services free of charge to individuals with Alzheimer’s and related dementias, their families, caregivers and the community. Low cost training and education are also offered for professionals. Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles began as an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit in 1981, before affiliating with the national Alzheimer’s Association in 1984. Effective January 7, 2016 all Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles fundraising will stay local, focusing on care, support, advocacy, and research across Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.
Alzheimer’s is a devastating neurodegenerative disease that weakens the memory and other cognitive and emotional functions. For more information, call the Helpline 24/7 at 1- 844-HELP-ALZ or visit www.alzgla.org.