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Alzheimer’s Association Hosts A Culturally Competent Understanding of Dementia in LatinosPublished 10/27/2010

In honor of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month (NADM), the Alzheimer’s Association Colorado Chapter and National Association of Hispanic Nurses Colorado Chapter proudly present A Culturally Understanding of Dementia in Latinos. The event will take place on Friday, November 5, 2010 from 11:30am to 1:30pm at the Alzheimer’s Association on 455 Sherman St, Suite 500 Denver, Colorado, 80203.
Health professionals and those caring for a diverse population such as nurses, CNAs, case workers, health coaches are invited to this special event which will feature Jose Lafosse, Ph.D., an associate professor at Regis University in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and a Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist.  There will be a charge of $10 per person (scholarships available), and 2 credits earned for Alzheimer’s Learning Institute. This meeting is sponsored by Pfizer. Register by calling 800-272-3900 or 303-813-1669.
The Alzheimer’s Association Colorado Chapter is the premier source of information and support for the more than 72,000 Coloradoans with Alzheimer’s disease, their families and caregivers.  Through its statewide network of offices, the Alzheimer’s Association offers education, counseling, support groups, Medic Alert® + Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return® and Comfort Zone, and a 24-hour Helpline, at no cost to families, and funds advancements in research to prevent, treat and eventually conquer this disease. The Alzheimer’s Association advocates for those living with Alzheimer’s and their families on related legislative issues, and with health and long-term care providers. For information call the Alzheimer’s Association at 303-813-1669, the Helpline at 800-272-3900, or visit alz.org/co

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