Learn about memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease during a free program from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on July 8 at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave.
Beverly Engel, a community educator for the Alzheimer’s Association of Central and North Florida, will discuss:
•Symptoms and effects of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia
•How Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain
•Causes and risk factors
•How to determine if it’s Alzheimer’s disease
•Benefits of early detection
•How to address a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease
•Stages of the disease
•Treatment options and hope for the future
•How the Alzheimer’s Association can help
Reservations are required and may be made by calling the Alzheimer’s Association at 800-272-3900. The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Daytona Beach Library.
The library is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.