Central Albertans invited to learn about dementia and supports at Apple Talks event

May 10, 2017

RED DEER—Central Albertans and their families can learn about dementia and how Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the Alzheimer Society can support them, during a free Apple Talks presentation, May 24.    

A diagnosis of dementia can be overwhelming for everyone involved. Learning how to support yourself or a loved one begins with understanding the disease and where to find help. Apple Magazine, AHS and the Alzheimer Society of Alberta & NWT are please to present local experts and an Albertan living with the disease, who will discuss: 

The types of dementia and their warning signs

  • What it’s like to live with dementia
  • Why there’s hope after diagnosis
  • How you can support loved ones 
  • How the Dementia Advice and First Link® programs can help you. 

Date: Wednesday, May 24 
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Doors open at 5:00 p.m.)
Location: Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre (4620-47 Avenue)

Apple Talks are free events that bring the magazine’s stories to life, and connect Albertans to information and expertise to help them and their family live healthier, happier lives. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/applemagca.

Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta. Its mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.

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For media inquiries, contact:

Melissa Ballantyne
AHS Communications
(403) 341-8687
melissa.ballantyne@ahs.ca