Alzheimer’s Association Hosts Memory Loss Workshop, Research Forum

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The Alzheimber’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire, will hold two events in March. 

Memory Loss Workshop

The Alzheimer’s Association will offer a free workshop, Coping with Early Memory Loss, on Thursday, March 24 from 1-3 p.m. at the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown

The workshop is for those recently diagnosed with memory loss, their families and friends. It’s designed to help participants better understand diagnoses of mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, frontal-temporal dementia and related disorders. The discussion will cover resources and medical and non-medical treatments for those with memory loss. To register or for more information call 800.272.3900.

Research Forum

The Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter welcomes to the public to learn more about the world of Alzheimer’s research at their annual Spring Research Forum. This free event takes place Wednesday, March 23 starting at 6 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum and Library, 33 Marrett Road, Lexington.

“As the leading non-profit funder of Alzheimer’s research, the Alzheimer’s Association is committed to the global quest to find new treatments to stop, slow or prevent Alzheimer’s,” said Jim Wessler, President and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter. “We look forward to highlighting the important work of our local researchers who are leading the charge against this disease.”

The evening’s program will feature conversations with local leading researchers about progress made in several topic areas. Discussion will be moderated by Brad Dickerson, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Frontotemporal Dementia Unit and Laboratory of Neuroimaging at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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