Alzheimer’s Association to Host Free Session on Legal and Financial Planning on June 25

By: Alzheimer's Association Last Updated: June 11, 2013

AlzheimersAssociation“Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease,” a free workshop on care options and legal and financial issues related to Alzheimer’s disease, will be offered on Tuesday, June 25 from 6 to 7 p.m. The program will be held at the Portage Public Library, located at 2665 Irving Street in Portage. The session, which is free to the public, requires registration by contacting the Alzheimer’s Association at 800-272-3900.

A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s can change plans families have for the future. This program will cover important legal and financial information to consider as the disease progresses and plans are made.

Today, more than five million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, including 120,000 Hoosiers. Alzheimer’s disease is the nation’s sixth leading cause of death. The direct and indirect costs of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia amount to more than $200 billion annually.

The Alzheimer’s Association is the world leader in Alzheimer’s research and support. Having awarded more than $300 million to more than 2,100 scientists, the Alzheimer's Association is the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research. The Association’s vision is a world without Alzheimer’s disease. For more information, please visit www.alz.org/indiana.