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Get The Facts About Alzheimer’s disease

If you or a loved one is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s important to know the facts. 

Damarys Melendez of the Alzheimer’s Association of Central and North Florida will present a one-hour workshop titled “Memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library, 105 E. Magnolia Ave.          

She will discuss the symptoms and effects of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain, how to find out if it’s Alzheimer’s disease, benefits of early detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment options, hope for the future, and how the Alzheimer’s Association can help.

The program is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Daytona Beach Library. Reservations are required; call the Alzheimer’s Association at 800-272-3900.

The Daytona Beach Regional Library is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.