Thu, Aug 12 | Johnston Lions Club

Straight Talk about Living and Moving with Dementia

Straight Talk about Living and Moving with Dementia

Time & Location

Aug 12, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Johnston Lions Club, 6501 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA 50131, USA

About the Event

As we age, many of us become concerned about if and how we or a loved one may be affected by dementia.  During this 90-minute panel, our experts will dispel some of the dementia myths and provide us with the TRUTH about dementia and what each of us needs to know.  Here are just a few of the topics that will be covered: dementia-like symptoms that may be reversible warning signs and what to do dementia and effects on moving/transition.

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