Cambridge Council on Aging Lectures Series on Memory, Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease

The Cambridge Council on Aging is hosting a 3-part lecture series on Memory, Aging, and Alzheimer’s disease in collaboration with the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (MADRC) and Center for Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment Center (CART).

The first lecture of the series, A World without Alzheimer’s disease will be held Thursday, April 26, from 1-3 p.m., at the Cambridge Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Avenue. The other two lectures of the series will be held on May 24 and June 8 at the same time and location. The April lecture will be led by Lenore Jackson-Pope, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.M., C.C.R.P., Co-Director of Primary Care Outreach Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and will address the fundamental questions around memory, aging and Alzheimer’s disease:

• When is memory normal? When is it not?

• What is Alzheimer’s disease? Why is it a problem?

• Can I do anything to prevent Alzheimer’s disease?

• What is happening in research? What can you do to help?

This series is free and open to the public.  For more information please contact Susan Pacheco at 617-349-6220 or at spacheco@cambridgema.gov.

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