Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium
People who appear to have a problem with memory or thinking will be referred back to their doctor and will be given information about community resources such as the Alzheimer's Association and specialty clinics available through the Arizona Alzheimer's Consortium.
The events are scheduled to take place at the following locations and times:
- May 17
8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Mesa Senior Center East, 7550 E. Adobe, Mesa
- May 22
8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., City of Avondale Community Center, 1007 S. Third St., Avondale
- June 6
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Granite Reef Senior Center, 1700 N. Granite Reef, Scottsdale
Other topics to be covered during the event include: the benefits of physical exercise for brain health, brain healthy food, and activities to stimulate the brain.
The Arizona Alzheimer's Consortium is a statewide laboratory without walls designed to leverage the complementary strengths of its seven member institutions to promote the scientific understanding of Alzheimer's disease. The Consortium is attacking Alzheimer's disease by combining breakthroughs in genomic medicine and cutting-edge research with data from sophisticated brain imaging programs and advanced clinical trials to identify new therapeutic options for patients. The Consortium members include:
Arizona State University, Banner Alzheimer's Institute, Barrow Neurological Institute, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Sun Health Research Institute, Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and University of Arizona. For more information, visit www.azalz.org.