The Alzheimer’s Association of Central and Western Kansas is hosting an Alzheimer’s Town Hall meeting at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St., according to a news release.
Attendees can ask local experts questions about the disease and hear from speakers about the latest research and policy decisions.
Speakers include Ruth Burress, a volunteer with the organization who serves as an ambassador to Sen. Pat Roberts; psychologist Stephen Benson will speak about research and treatment; Michael Steinberg, owner and operator of Home Instead Senior Care, will talk about Alzheimer’s demographics and the impact on the Baby Boomer generation; and Barrick Wilson, an ambassador to Rep. Mike Pompeo and caregiver to his wife with Alzheimer’s, will do a legislative update.
There are about 50,000 people in Kansas diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Fifteen cents of every dollar donated to the group goes toward research.
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Refreshments will be served.
For more information or to RSVP, call 316-267-7333 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.