ABERDEEN, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- On Wednesday, the South Dakota Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association held an educational seminar at the Aberdeen Senior Center. The title was “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia”. The main focus was show the differences between Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia.
Program Director for South Dakota Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association, Michelle Kutner talks about how many people are diagnosed in Alzheimer’s.
Kutzer talks how about a misconception about the issue of memory loss which is a symptom of Alzheimer’s.
Kutzer runs down symptoms of dementia and reminds the people that Alzheimer’s is just one type of dementia.
Kutzer talks about how important it is to detect Alzheimer’s as early as possible.
Kutzer runs down some of the risk factors for Alzheimer’s Disease.
Kutzer talks about long a person can live once diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.
Kutzer discuss an early symptom of Alzheimer’s called MCI(Mild Cognitive Impairment).
You can learn more about Alzheimer’s Disease at www.alz.org.
The Walk to end Alzheimer’s is scheduled for Sunday, September 28th 2pm at Anderson Park in Aberdeen.