Alzheimer’s Awareness Series at Boulder JCC Begins This Week

Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that impairs memory and other mental functions. It is the most common form of dementia and is responsible for 60 to 80% of dementia cases. Understanding brain health is vital for families and our communities.

JFS Boulder, the Alzheimer’s Association, and the Boulder JCC are offering several classes around the critical topic of Alzheimer’s. Sessions are free, and participants can join one or all of the Alzheimer’s Association Education Series classes in-person or virtually.

Event details

Location: In-person at the JCC, 6007 Oreg Avenue, Boulder, CO 80303; Virtually through Zoom*

Time: Noon – 1 p.m.

Dates and topics:

October 13: 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

November 10: Covid & Caregiving

December 8: Dementia Conversations

January 12: Effective Communication Strategies

February 9: Healthy Living for Brain & Body

Registration is required and can be done online or at 800.272.3900

*If you plan to attend virtually, Zoom information will be sent to you after you register.

Join us and find the knowledge and support you need to navigate Alzheimer’s.

About Jewish Family Service

Founded more than 150 years ago, we currently offer more than 30 programs and services, including food security, housing stability, mental health counseling, aging care, employment support, and disability services. JFS takes a holistic approach, assessing the various needs of the individual or family and provides the appropriate services all from one organization. JFS serves everyone regardless of race, faith, gender, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.

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