Alzheimer programming set

MARQUETTE –The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter will feature COVID-19 vaccine updates by top Alzheimer s experts from the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center as part of its free March programming schedule.

The updates are part of the Association’s efforts to provide free support and services to Michigan residents impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementia.

“We’re pleased to integrate into this month’s programming COVID-19 vaccine updates from our esteemed MADRC partners and experts, said Jean Barnas, Alzheimer’s Association program services director in a press release.

“We know that’s of interest to the 190,000 Michiganders living with dementia and their 518,000 caregivers, and we’re pleased to support them as we’re able throughout this isolating pandemic.”

Featured March programs include:

≤ Dr. James S. Jackson Seminar on Health Equity and Alzheimer’s Disease

Wednesday, March 3, 5-6:30 p.m. | Register https://alz-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8uIeTc6pQsWKijsS7VvJJw

≤ “10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s / COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Tuesday, March 9, 5:30-7 p.m. | Register – COVID-19 Vaccine Update by Scott Counts, Ph.D., MSU College of Human Medicine, Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center


≤ Dementia Super Saturday / COVID-19 & Caregiving

Saturday. March 20, 9:30-11 a.m. | Register – COVID-19 Vaccine Update by Irving Vega, Ph.D., MSU College of Human Medicine, Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center


≤ Effective Communication Strategies / COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Monday, March 22, 10-11 a.m. | Register – COVID-19 Vaccine Update by Henry Paulson, Ph.D., Michigan Medicine, Michigan Alzheimer s Disease Research Center


Beyond that, the Association will offer a wide array of education programs, support groups and social engagement programs in March to help provide much-needed information about memory loss and dementia and help persons with dementia and their care partners find ways to remain socially active.

For more information or to register, visit alz.org/gmc/virtual, email helplinegmc@alz.org or call the association’s 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900.


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