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Glenmeadow to Offer Program on Dementia and Brain Health on Oct. 16

LONGMEADOW — Glenmeadow Learning will offer a program on dementia and brain health on Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 10 a.m. to noon. It is the third program in Glenmeadow’s fall event series, which provides free educational programming in the community.

“Dementia and Brain Health: Risk Factors, Interventions, Research” will be offered at the life-plan community at 24 Tabor Crossing, Longmeadow.

Kelsey Gosselin, the manager of medical and scientific research engagement for the Alzheimer’s Assoc. Massachusetts/New Hampshire chapter, will lead the presentation, covering topics from the pathology, detection, and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias to updates on clinical trials and thoughts on prevention. She will also speak about the differences between various types of dementia and provide the latest research. The session will include time for questions from the audience.

The program is free, but space is limited, and reservations are required. To register, call Julie Jediny at (413) 355-5972 or email jjediny@glenmeadow.org, or register online at glenmeadow.org/events.