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Early Stage Programs

Living with Alzheimer's disease

The diagnosis of early memory loss is life-changing and leads to many questions:

• What will this mean for me and my family?
• How do I plan for the future?
• Where can I get the help I need?

Join us for this three-part program where you and your care partner will hear from others who have been where you are. We will discuss what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do as you navigate this chapter in your life.

Dates and locations: See the Calendar

Understanding Early Memory Loss

Are you or someone you know concerned with changes in your memory?

If so, please attend Understanding Early Memory Loss. In this two-hour Alzheimer's Association workshop you will learn:

• About memory loss, including Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia
• Common symptoms
• Strategies for coping
• Resources, programs and services available to you.

Dates and locations: See the Calendar

Fighting Dementia Through Joyful Living

This program series, "Fighting Dementia through Joyful Living", is designed to help those in the early stages of living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias live a full, joyful life.

Living a healthy life with Alzheimer's disease involves maintaining your physical, emotional, social and spiritual health.

Who should attend:
The program is for individuals with early stage dementia and their friends and family.

Dates and locations: See the Calendar

Every effort has been made to offer a complete listing of early stage services. This list is for informational purposes only, and does not constitute an endorsement from the Alzheimer's Association - Greater Illinois Chapter. For more information, please call our toll-free Helpline at 1-800-272-3900, or click here to send an E-Helpline request.


Alzheimer's Association

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