Alzheimer's Disease: What It Is And What Can Be Done

Tuesday, January 24, 2023
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Centennial Student Union, Ostrander Auditorium

Please join the Minnesota State University, Mankato Chesley Center on Aging for this important presentation about the current and future state of Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia.

Approximately 100,000 Minnesotans are living with Alzheimer’s or related forms of dementia and this number is expected to grow by 20% over the next few years. This presentation provides an overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia, including the signs, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of dementia. 

This event is free and open to all students, faculty, staff, and the public. No registration is necessary. Free parking for the event will be available in Paylot 4, directly across from Centennial Student Union, courtesy of the Chesley Center on Aging.

Please note there are two opportunities to attend this presentation on January 24 -- one from 10:00-11:30 a.m. and another from 1:00-2:30 p.m. These presentations are identical. 

 

Gaugler.jpgAbout the presenter: Dr. Joseph Gaugler, PhD, is the Robert L. Kane Endowed Chair in Long-Term Care and Aging and a Professor at the University of Minnesota. His work focuses on the best way to support families and professionals who care for persons with memory loss. He aims to improve the health and well-being of carers through innovative programs and technologies.

Hosted by the Minnesota State Mankato Chesley Center on Aging, the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and the Minnesota Northstar Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program. 

 

Contact

David Beimers, PhD, LISW
david.beimers@mnsu.edu

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