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Alzheimer's Community Forum - Cherokee County

Alzheimer's Community Forum - Cherokee County ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION GEORGIA CHAPTER TO HOST COMMUNITY FORUM IN CHEROKEE COUNTY   - Virtual Town hall-style meeting to mobilize local community members in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease - ATLANTA, GEORGIA. April 27, 2021 – Cherokee County residents are invited to take part in a Community Forum on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The forum provides an opportunity for residents of all ages to come together to ask questions about the disease, share their personal experiences, learn about available resources and discover volunteer opportunities to support families affected by the disease. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the event will be held virtually. “We understand the importance of Alzheimer’s disease care and support programs and services in Cherokee County,” said LaRay Ramey, Program Director, Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter. “Community Forums are hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association in communities across the country, where families are invited to come together with Association staff and volunteers to mobilize our community in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. We are also grateful to the The Alzheimer’s Association believes no individual or family should navigate the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease alone. Community forums hosted by the Association bring together families affected by the disease with dedicated staff and volunteers to open conversation in an effort to bolster resources, programs and services to support families in their communities. Working together with Cherokee County volunteers and community partners, the Alzheimer’s Association can ensure families have the resources needed to face the many challenges associated with the disease. Community volunteers are essential in helping the Alzheimer’s Association best serve the needs of families affected by the disease, in driving awareness and in mobilizing the Sumter county community in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. The meeting details are below. Online registration -   When: Tuesday May 11, 2021 6:00 – 7:30 pm Register: Call 800-272-3900 There are more than 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States. In Georgia alone, there are 150,000 people in Georgia living with Alzheimer’s disease, that number is projected to reach 190,000 by 2025. For more information on Community Forums, visit www.alz.org or call 800.272.3900. About Alzheimer’s Association® The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s® and all other dementia. Visit www.alz.org or call 800.272.3900. ###

Event Information

Event Date 05-11-2021 6:00 am
Event End Date 05-11-2021 7:30 am
Registration Start Date 04-27-2021 11:00 am
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 0
Cut off date 05-11-2021 1:00 am
Individual Price Free