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Freeman Alzheimer’s Support Group - December 10

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Coping with Alzheimer’s
Freeman group offers support

Freeman Alzheimer’s Support Group

6 – 7 pm
Tuesday, December 10

Freeman Hospital East
First floor lobby
932 East 34th Street
Joplin, Mo.

This month, Freeman Alzheimer’s Support Group will feature a roundtable discussion, providing a time for participants to share concerns and support.

According to Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the country. It is the fifth leading cause of death for people age 65 and older. Unfortunately, it may cause even more deaths than official sources recognize. In 2010, Alzheimer’s Association projected 110,000 Missourians were living with the disease. By 2025, the association estimates 130,000 Missourians will have an Alzheimer’s diagnosis.

Friends and family of persons with any type of dementia, including Alzheimer’s, are welcome to attend Freeman Alzheimer’s Support Group. The group is free and open to the public. For additional information, contact Freeman Social Services at 417.347.5876.

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