“Know the 10 Signs,” a free workshop on detecting the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease, will be offered at 7:30 p.m. March 19 at the Hendricks County Senior Center, 1201 Sycamore Lane, Danville.
There is no fee to attend the session, but registration is requested and may be made by calling the Alzheimer’s Association at (800) 272-3900 or Hendricks County Senior Services at 745-4303.
“Know the 10 Signs” is a program developed by the Alzheimer’s Association designed to help people understand the warning signs of dementia. The program also has interactive video clips of people living with Alzheimer’s.
Today, more than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, including 120,000 Hoosiers. Alzheimer’s disease is the nation’s sixth leading cause of death. The direct and indirect costs of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias amount to more than $200 billion annually.