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Forum to deal with early-stage memory loss

Lisa Snyder - Courtesy Photo
Lisa Snyder
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An early-stage memory loss forum will be held June 1 in Bellevue. The event is designed for those who have early stage Alzheimer’s, mild cognitive impairment and other dementias, as well as their care partners.

The forum, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., will feature Lisa Snyder, Director of the Quality of Life Programs at the University of California, San Diego Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.

In addition to Snyder, speakers include Dr. James Leverenz, Information and Education Core Director, UW Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center; Phyllis Selinker, member of the Alzheimer’s Association Early Stage Advisory Council; Julianne Kocer, elder law attorney; and Linda Whiteside, Director of Community Support, Alzheimer’s Association.

For more information and to register, visit alzwa.org, or contact the Early Stage Memory Loss Forum line at 206-529-3893. Cost for the event is $45 for a person with early stage memory loss and his or her care partner, or $25 per person, and includes lunch. The forum is not open to professionals.

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