Community invited to Aug. 22 program on Alzheimer's, Dementia

Aug. 22 "Caring Counts" event features author and Alzheimer's expert.
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ARVADA, Colo. - Aug. 1, 2019 - PRLog -- The staff of Applewood Our House, which maintains five residential living homes for those with memory needs, invites community members to join them for an evening of information and caring related to Alzheimer's and Dementia. The "Caring Counts" event will be held on Thursday, Aug. 22, 5:30 to 8 p.m., at the Arvada Center, Ballroom A, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada.

Dr. Huntington Potter, Director of the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer's Disease Center, will give the keynote presentation at 6 p.m. He will provide information on several new treatments for Alzheimer's disease that he is developing.

Dr. Huntington's presentation will be followed by remarks and book signing (https://www.authortaylorhulett.com/) by Taylor Hulett, author of "About Faces: Expressions of Alzheimer's and Dementia." His book captures the depth of life stories of six special people as they journey through dementia.

The evening wraps up with a chance to learn and share at the Family Care Café, a support group facilitated by Dale Carter, wife of one of the Applewood Our house residents.

"It's our goal that everyone who attends this special evening will gain a greater understanding about Alzheimer's and Dementia, and how they can help family members and friends who are dealing with these diseases," says Alan Wyngarden, owner of Applewood Our House (http://applewoodourhouse.com/).

Sponsors for the Caring Counts event include Rocky Mountain Senior Care, Heartland Pharmacy, Elevation Home Health and Hospice, and Optimal Home Health Care, Inc.

Light refreshments will be provided and more information is available at https://youtu.be/lMUD796o4IM. Space for the Aug. 22 event is limited so please reserve your place by calling or emailing Malou van Eijk at malou@applewoodourhouse.com or 303-956-9037.



About Applewood Our House
Licensed by the State of Colorado, Applewood Our House maintains five residential assisted living homes for those with memory care needs. The company strives to help residents in "Creating Moments and Capturing Memories." Clients are those who have reached a certain point in their lives with dementia or Alzheimer's, whose needs are best met in a secure, assisted environment. The staff works diligently to build strong partnerships with the families of residents to help them connect with other families going through similar transitions, and with community resources. For more information about services provided and the company's unique approach to care, visit www.applewoodourhouse.com.

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