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Alzheimer’s topic of Feb. 19 NARFE meeting

Chapter 1757 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19, about Alzheimer’s disease.

Kelly Lukschander, Signature Events Coordinator of the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Richmond, will be the guest speaker at the program which begins at 11:30 p.m. at Olivia’s in the Village, Gloucester.

Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia which is a general term for memory loss and other cognitive abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life, a NARFE release stated, with Alzheimer’s disease accounting for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases.

Lukschander moved to the Richmond area in late July 2018 to pursue a career with the Alzheimer’s Association. After working at a continuing care retirement community planning activities and organizing volunteer opportunities, she began working for the Alzheimer’s Association. She is planning the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on the Middle ...

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