VASNHS to host VA dementia fair

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The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System will host a Dementia Fair at the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center Auditorium on Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to noon.

This will be an informational event, with VA professionals and community partners leading discussions regarding dementia and associated disabilities as well as hands-on activities like yoga. Dementia professionals will be on site to answer questions relating to diagnosis, treatment options, caregiver support and long-term care options.

Community partners in attendance include:

Nevada Senior Services– Adult day care, caregiver support
Alzheimer’s Association– Support groups
Cleveland Clinic– Research support groups
Visiting Angels– Senior companion in-home support
Aging & Disabled Services– Programs for seniors

VASNHS is located at 6900 N. Pecos Road, North Las Vegas.