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Alzheimer's Disease: The Basics

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The Greater Tompkins County Municipal Health Insurance Consortium is recruiting for a full-time Executive Director. More information HERE.

Tompkins County Highway seels qualified candidates for the position of Associate Civil Engineer.  Apply by January 31. More information HERE.

Injury from falling is a major risk for older adults and people with disabilities.  Click HERE to review information on how to prevent falls from the Office for the Aging.

The Health Department is providing flu vaccinations for adults at its building, 55 Brown Road, across from the Airport.  Call 274-6616 to schedule your appointment.  More information

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Alzheimer's Disease: The Basics

Thursday, April 21, 2016

A free workshop titled "Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer's Disease: The Basics" will be held Friday, May 6, Noon- 1:30 PM at the Tompkins County Office for the Aging, 214 W. Martin Luther King, Jr./State Street, Ithaca. It is open to anyone concerned about a relative or friend with memory impairment.

Whitney Hadley, of the CNY Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, will differentiate normal aging from dementia, discuss the different types and stages of dementia, clinical trials, and programs and services to support persons with dementia and their caregivers.

Preregistration is recommended. To register or learn about other supports for family caregivers in Tompkins County, call the Tompkins County Office for the Aging, 274-5492 or email