Penn State Extension Offers “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia” Program

CLEARFIELD – Individuals who are interested in learning more about Alzheimer’s and dementia are encouraged to participate in a workshop, offered by Penn State Extension, at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12 at the Area Agency on Aging’s main office, located at 103 N. Front St., Clearfield.

The “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia” program covers the basics of Alzheimer’s and dementia to provide a general overview for people who are facing a diagnosis, as well as those who wish to be informed.

Participants will explore the relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, learn what happens in a brain affected by Alzheimer’s, learn about risk factors and the three general stages of the disease and receive other helpful Alzheimer’s resources.

There is no cost to attend the training. Use this link to register, or call Jacqueline Amor-Zitzelberger, Clearfield County Family Well-Being Extension educator, at 814-765-7878 x 5 or e-mail jla17@psu.edu.

About Penn State Extension

Penn State Extension is a modern educational organization, dedicated to translating scientific research into real-world applications to drive progress.

In support of Penn State’s land-grant mission, extension programs promote a vibrant food and fiber system, a clean environment and a healthier population for Pennsylvania and beyond.

Penn State Extension serves individuals, businesses and communities, helping them address problems and realize opportunities through a robust portfolio of educational programs, products and services.

With support from federal, state and county governments, the organization has a tradition of bringing unbiased information and support to the citizens of Pennsylvania for more than 100 years.

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