St. Francis Commons in Oswego will host an educational program presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter entitled, “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia”, on Tuesday, July 16 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

St. Francis Commons is located at 12 Burkle Street, on the St. Luke residential campus in the City of Oswego. This educational program is free of charge and open to the public.

Alzheimer’s is not normal aging. It's a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Join us for this informative session to learn about:

- The impact of Alzheimer's

- The difference between Alzheimer's and dementia

- Alzheimer's disease stages and risk factors

-Current research and treatments available

- Community resources

Registration for this program is required. To register call the Alzheimer’s Association at 315-596-4016, extension 100, or St. Francis Commons at 315-326-0870.