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'Understanding Memory Loss'

Family members and those concerned about memory loss are invited to join Marsha Berry, MA, CAEd, education manager from the Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota for "Understanding Memory Loss" at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 5, at Hilltop Care Center Family Room (end of north hallway) in Watkins. Refreshments will be served. The workshop provides an overview of memory loss, with a specific focus on Alzheimer's disease. The workshop will address: differences between dementia and Alzheimer's disease; stages of the disease; affects of dementia on cognitive functioning; available treatments; current areas of research; diagnostic information; and resources. For more information, call (320) 764-2300 and ask for Kristie or Annette at Hilltop Care Center.