Caregivers of Those With Alzheimers Disease Get Together to Learn and Support

On Monday, Nov. 12, the third annual Alzheimer's and Related Disorders Caregiver Workshop will be held from 1-4 p.m. or 6-9 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave. S., Fargo. MeritCare Neuroscience and the MN-ND Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association are presenting this workshop. It is free and open to the public. Registration is required, call (701) 234-5570 or (877) 234-4240.

On Monday, Nov. 12, the third annual Alzheimer's and Related Disorders Caregiver Workshop will be held from 1-4 p.m. or 6-9 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave. S., Fargo. MeritCare Neuroscience and the MN-ND Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association are presenting this workshop. It is free and open to the public. Registration is required, call (701) 234-5570 or (877) 234-4240.

Topics include:
  • Anatomy of the Brain; Gregory Bjorkland, PA, MeritCare Neuroscience
  • How to Talk Alzheimer's; Gretchen Everson, Alzheimer's Association MN-ND Chapter
  • Panel discussion on young onset of Alzheimer's Disease


Additional information:
  • According to the Alzheimer's Association, an estimated 5.1 million Americans have Alzheimer's Disease and the number is growing: every 72 seconds someone in the U.S. develops the disease. By 2050, the number of Americans with Alzheimer's is expected to more than double to an estimated 11-16 million Americans.
  • This event is made possible by a grant from the Administration on Aging, the North Dakota Department of Human Services and the Dakota Medical Foundation.