Memory loss and dementia

Part of the Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Katzie, Seniors Network's six-part Aging Gracefully lecture series at the Maple Ridge library.

  • Nov. 1, 2011 8:00 a.m.

Alzheimer‘s disease is the second most-feared disease among Canadian baby boomers. The Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Katzie, Seniors Network is holding an information session on memory loss and dementia on Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 7 to 9 p.m. as part of their six-part Aging Gracefully lecture series at the Maple Ridge library. This session will discuss the relationship between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, some possible early signs of dementia and what to do if you are concerned about memory loss. In addition, researchers have identified some possible lifestyle changes that can improve overall aging and may reduce the risk for dementia. Participants will be encouraged to actively engage in protecting and maintaining their brain and will come away with some strategies and goals for improving the health of your mind, body and spirit. Free event. Refreshments provided. Please register at 604-786 7404, or e-mail htreleaven@shaw.ca.