Free virtual Alzheimer’s conference

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 5:45pm
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The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America will host a free virtual Alzheimer’s educational conference for Rhode Islanders on Tuesday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. as part of its Educating America Tour. The conference is open to all and will allow participants to learn from and ask questions about health, caregiving, and long term care. To register, go to www.alzfdn.org/tour.
Sessions during the conference will include: “Why a will is not enough,” “Preparing the care: Resources for family caregivers,” and “Type 3 diabetes: Metabolic dysregulation and failed bioenergetics in Alzheimer’s disease.”

“Knowledge is a useful and powerful tool that can help make any situation easier to navigate, especially something as challenging as caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, says AFA President and CEO Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. “Connecting families with useful, practical information and support that can help them now and be better prepared for the future is what this conference is all about. Whether Alzheimer’s is affecting your family, you are a caregiver or just want to learn more, you can participate in this free virtual conference from the comfort of your home or office.”