New Series of Workshops at the Muslim Community Center
Assalamu Alaykum Brothers and Sisters,
The Muslim Community Center Seniors’ Program is pleased to announce the first in a series of educational workshops and lectures in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association and in support of the Seniors’ Program Healthy Aging Initiative.
The workshops will be offered at MCC, the first Monday of every month, from 11:00 a.m to 12:00,
They will start with the basic information on Alzheimer’s and will progress to cover many topics to respond to the interests and concerns of caregivers, service providers, students, as well as the community at large.
The workshop explains basics of Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. It is a progressive and fatal brain disease that is the most common form of dementia.
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease is a workshop,
presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, for anyone who would like to know more
about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
The workshop’s information includes:
— Symptoms and effects of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia
— How Alzheimer’s affects the brain
— Causes and risk factors
— How to find out if it’s Alzheimer’s disease
— The benefits of early detection
— How to address a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease
— Stages of the disease
— Hope for the future
— Ways the Alzheimer’s Association can help
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease workshop is perfect
for community presentations, corporate employee wellness meetings, support group
programming and more.
The MCC Seniors’ Program Alzheimers’ Association’s sponsored workshops will start on:
Day : Monday, February 2nd, 2015
Time : From 11:a.m to 12:00
Location : 15200, New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20905
Attached, please find the flyers on the offered program. Please make sure to register and reserve your seats as soon as possible by contacting me at email@example.com
We look forward to serving our community members, young and older. See you soon at MCC. Please disseminate widely.