BERLIN — The month of June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month and the Alzheimer's Association is raising awareness about Alzheimer's disease and brain health.  The Great North Woods Libraries are presenting a free program on Wednesday, June 7, at 6 p.m., at the White Mountains Community College Fortier Library, 2020 Riverside Drive, Berlin. Information will be presented about the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, stages and risk factors, current research and treatments available for some symptoms, and local resources.

This program is presented by Melissa Grenier, LCSW, regional manager for New Hampshire, Alzheimer's Association MA/NH Chapter. Melissa is a clinical social worker who has worked with, and on behalf of, people living with memory loss and their care providers, for over 18 years.  She has been with the Alzheimer's Association for 12 years and provides a wide variety of programs, services and training.  Find more information about the Alzheimer’s Association at alz.org/MANH.

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