Jervis Public Library, 613 N. Washington St., will host the Central New York Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association’s program “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia” at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13.
The hour-long program will be held in the library’s accessible fourth floor auditorium and is free.
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia” covers the basics of Alzheimer’s and dementia, explores the relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, examines what happens in a brain affected by Alzheimer’s, and details the risk factors for and three general stages of the disease.
The program also identifies FDA-approved treatments available for symptom management, looks ahead to what is on the horizon for Alzheimer’s research and offers helpful Alzheimer’s Association resources.
Reservations are required and can be made by calling 315-617-4025, ext. 100. For more information about Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and memory loss, visit the association’s website at www.alz.org, or ask a librarian for assistance at the library’s Information Desk.