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Awareness event provides information and assistance to Alzheimer's patients & loved ones


Wed, Mar 7th 2018 11:25 pm
Empower, the not-for-profit organization formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy, will hold an Alzheimer's awareness event from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, at Empower for Elders, which is located at 8962 Porter Road (Wayside Nursery Plaza), in the Town of Niagara.
Attendance is free. The event is for those diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and their loved ones. Information on the disease and help that is available will be presented by staff from Niagara County for the Aging, the Alzheimer's Association and Empower for Elders, which is an adult day program for older adults.
Light snacks will be served, and free giveaways - including a chance to win a door prize - will be distributed.
Those interested in attending can just show up; there is no need to preregister.
With 300 employees and a $14 million budget, Empower is one of Western New York's 50 largest nonprofit organizations. The administrative offices, preschool, community clinic and service coordination program are located on Lockport Road in the Town of Niagara. The job training and day programs division is based in Niagara Falls, while residential facilities are located throughout Niagara County.
Licensed by the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities and the New York State Education Department, Empower is an affiliate of the Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State.

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