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Alzheimer’s course sign-up under way

Published: Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

DIXON – An informational program about Alzheimer’s disease will be from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Alzheimer’s Association Rock River Branch office, 93 S. Hennepin Ave.

“The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s” will cover symptoms, causes, and risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia; how Alzheimer’s affects the brain; the benefits of early detection; stages of the disease; and treatment options.

The cost is $5 for materials. Registration is due by Tuesday; call the branch office at 800-272-3900 to sign up.

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