Alzheimer’s town hall is set for today

SEQUIM — The Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter will host a town hall today.

Members of the public are invited to the free meeting from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Shipley Center, 921 E. Hammond St.

This event is one of 15 held across Washington and northern Idaho to educate community members on the “Washington State Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias.”

The plan will help public and private sectors organize to address the growing population of diagnosed individuals in Washington, according to a news release.

It addresses the needs of caregivers, reducing stigma associated with dementia, raising awareness and increasing availability and affordability of long-term services, according to the release.

For more information, contact Alex Sokoll at 206-549-8644 or amsokoll@alz.org, or visit www.alzwa.org.

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