Alzheimers Presentation at Kiwanis

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The Harrisburg Kiwanis held their weekly luncheon meeting on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Ponderosa. Acting President Jessica Stephens mentioned upcoming dates of Halloween Costume Contest on October 25, 2018 7-8:30 at T&C Lions Club, Kiwanis Governor Dinner, October 11, 2018 and Bowling Tournament January 13. 2018. Guest speaker was Becky Doiron, Manager, Educational & Outreach of Alzheimer’s Associaton. Doiron stated facts about Alzheimers: 1) 6th leading cause of death in U.S. 2) 60% of Dementia in Alzheimer’s cases 3) 5.7 million in U.S. and two thirds are women 4) 220,000 in Illinois 5) Alzheimers is one of 70 different kinds of Dementia 6) There are 10 warning signs 7) After age of 65 years cases increase. To learn more about Alzheimers go to: www.alz.org/Illinois. Shown in photo are acting President, Jessica Stephens, and Becky Doiron
Photo by James D Bond Kiwanis Public Relations and SI Dollar Saver Publisher

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