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Women and Alzheimer’s:  Putting the Puzzle Pieces Together @ Central

Women and Alzheimer’s: Putting the Puzzle Pieces Together @ Central

Part 1 of 3-part Brain Health Series
Part 2 | Part 3

Nearly two-thirds of people living with Alzheimer’s Disease are women.  Researchers want to know what it is that makes females more likely to develop this form of dementia.  We’ll explore this topic, as well as the Alzheimer’s risks that are specific to women and steps to take to lower dementia risk.


  • Explain that women have a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Describe Alzheimer’s risks specific to women
  • Discuss steps that can be taken to reduce this risk

Free and open to the public. Register below to receive event reminders or contact the library for assistance.

Terry Fogerty
, BS, Research Community Outreach Coordinator, is responsible for community relations, education, and recruitment for the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center at Rhode Island Hospital.  She is a member of the Governor’s Alzheimer’s Advisory Committee.  Terry has been working with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) clinical trials teams to advance new treatments and prevention measures for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias for the past 8 years and is dedicated to spreading the message of hope through research for those living with and at risk for Alzheimer’s disease.

Saturday, May 13, 2023
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Zach Berger; 401-943-9080 x3; zach@cranstonlibrary.org
James T. Giles Community Room
Central Library
  Health & Wellness > Healthy Families  
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