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Alzheimer’s Listening Sessions Scheduled Throughout Wyoming

March 22, 2017

The University of Wyoming Center on Aging is among sponsors with the Wyoming Department of Health for Alzheimer’s disease informative listening sessions throughout the state.

Listening sessions are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

The Wyoming Alzheimer’s Task Force is developing a plan to address Alzheimer’s disease in Wyoming. The group will partner with the Wyoming Alzheimer’s Association, St. John’s Medical Center and St. John’s Hospital Foundation, and AARP to gain insight from Wyoming residents on Alzheimer’s in the state.

The plan will gain insight into the lives of individuals caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. The plan will identify resources, detect resource gaps and map opportunities to improve the lives of individuals with dementia.

All listening sessions will be held from 3-5 p.m. Listening session dates and locations are:

-- Casper, Thursday, March 23, UW-Casper, Room UU322.

-- Gillette, Friday, March 24, Campbell County Public Library, Wyoming Room.

-- Rock Springs, Monday, March 27, Rock Springs Library, Ferrero Room.

-- Lander, Tuesday, March 28, Fremont County Library, meeting rooms A and B.

-- Ethete, Wednesday, March 29, Wind River Tribal College, Room C1.

-- Jackson, Thursday, March 30, Teton County Library auditorium.

-- Worland, Wednesday, April 5, Washakie County Library, large meeting room.

-- Cody, Thursday, April 6, Park County Library, Grizzly Room.

Interested residents unable to attend listening sessions can share their thoughts through an online survey found at http://bit.ly/2nJQBwE.

For more information about the UW Center for Aging, visit www.uwyo.edu/wycoa/.

For more information about the plan, call Linda Chasson at (307) 777-6103 or email linda.chasson1@wyo.gov.


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