Porter Health System’s Senior Circle Program Presents “Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Basics”

By: Porter Regional Hospital Last Updated: November 8, 2010

Learn more about typical aging versus problematic memory changes at Porter Health System’s upcoming Senior Circle program, “Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Basics.” The free presentation will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, on Tuesday, Nov. 16, at Porter’s Education and Rehabilitation Campus, 1401 Calumet Ave., Valparaiso. A soup and salad dinner will also be provided. Senior_Circle_Logo_porter

The presentation will include the basic information everyone needs to know about memory loss issues. Descriptions of the various causes of dementia and an overview of how Alzheimer’s affects the brain, including its causes, risk factors and information on obtaining a diagnosis will be discussed.

Porter’s Senior Circle is part of a nationwide organization committed to enriching the lives of adults age 50 and better. Annual membership offers a generous selection of valuable discounts, activities and events, a chapter newsletter, national publication subscription, in-hospital privileges and much more.

The program is free and pre-registration is required. To register for the program, learn more about Porter’s Senior Circle program or to become a member, call 1.800.541.1861 or visit www.nwiseniorcircle.com. PorterLogonew