The Winter to offer a series of free educational lessons on dementia Local news

CLINTON – Dementia is a group of symptoms that describes how a person navigates the world. Their minds are slowly going back in time. Often, they can have moments where more current information is recalled, but for the most part, they really live in the past.

Did you know that there are 105 different types of dementia? Currently, one in three adults will die of some kind of dementia, with Alzheimer's disease accounting for 50% of all cases. Find out more about dementia through a series of free educational courses offered by Elizabeth Heard, Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer at The Alverno Senior Care Community.

The first class of the series will be from 5:30 to 19:30. Monday to Winter, 849 13th Avenue. North to Clinton. This lesson will focus on "Basics of dementia: what families need to know". Additional classes will follow throughout the year.

To reserve your seat or for further information, call 242-1521 or send an email to

L 'Alverno, a senior community of Trinity Health, offers an enriched life and care for the elderly in all of Clinton and surrounding areas. For more information on the services provided by Alverno and their new tariff structure, call 242-1521 or send an e-mail to