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Science Café – Myths and Realities of Alzheimer’s Disease: A Review of Cause, Symptoms and Treatment

Science Café – Myths and Realities of Alzheimer’s Disease: A Review of Cause, Symptoms and Treatment

September 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Providence Baptist Church
3865 N 82nd St
Milwaukee, WI 53222

This presentation will help you understand the relationship between Alzheimer’s and dementia. Find out how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain, explore the risk factors and stages of the disease, learn about current research and FDA-approved treatments that address some symptoms and identify Association resources.

Join us on September 23rd, and you will…

  • Be part of a discussion on research related to Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
  • Learn about research findings and how they relate to your health
  • Find answers to questions you’ve always wanted to ask

Presented by CTSI in collaboration with Providence Baptist Church

About the Session Leader

Shai Wise
Community Outreach, Alzheimer Association

Shai Wise is the program coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association: Wisconsin Chapter. In his work with the Association, Shai assists those impacted by Alzheimer’s and related Dementia’s through Care Consultations, Support Groups, and Skill Building Workshops. He also coordinates volunteer recruitment for care and support programs and serves as a primary point of contact for families referred for support via the Alzheimer’s Association’s Direct Connect Referral Program and 24/7 Helpline.

Shai has a Master’s Degree from United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, a Bachelor’s Degree from Earlham College. He lives in Milwaukee with his family and while he is a Red Sox fan he will cheer for the Brewers in a pinch.

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