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Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease 101 on Zoom

Robyn Birkeland, Ph.D., University of Minnesota

The Wabasha County Senior Health Action Team is pleased to host a FREE virtual community outreach program to draw attention to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

DEMENTIA and ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE 101 will be offered through Zoom on Tuesday, September 29, 6:30-8:00pm. Guest presenter Robyn Birkeland, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, will define dementia and its most common forms (including Lewy Body Dementia, Frontotemporal Lobe Dementia, and Vascular Dementia). She will also discuss Alzheimer’s disease and how the disease affects the brain, common behaviors at each stage, its risk factors, and warning signs.To join this FREE community education program, download the Zoom App on your computer or mobile device and enter:
https://umn-private.zoom.us/j/95973171543…
Meeting ID: 959 7317 1543
Password: ab12cd

The Library will host the Zoom presentation on the big screen in the children’s library.  Registration and face masks are required, call 651-565-3927 to sign up.  

Reading Challenges for All Ages

The Staff at WPL will create and offer Reading Challenges throughout the year for all ages.  The Challenge descriptions with links and printable pages will be listed under the “Reading Challenges 2020” tab shown above.  Paper copies are available at the Library.  Everyone is welcome to join in the fun and expand their reading interests.  Prizes will be awarded.  Please contact the library at 651-565-3927 with questions or comments.  Thanks for participating!!