National Memory Screening Day, Nov. 19

Free memory screening available
Free memory screening available

PROVIDENCE – In recognition of National Memory Screening Day, EPOCH Assisted Living on the East Side and EPOCH Senior Living on Blackstone Boulevard will host free, confidential memory screenings on Tuesday, Nov. 19.

EPOCH on the East Side will hold screenings from 10:00 a.m. – noon and EPOCH on Blackstone Boulevard will hold screenings from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Qualified health care professionals will administer these short, 10-minute screenings, which consist of a series of questions and tasks.

National Memory Screening Day is an annual initiative of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. The AFA recommends memory screenings for anyone concerned about memory loss, experiencing changes in mood and behavior, has a family history of dementia or wants to check their memory now for future comparisons.

Early detection is essential to treating or slowing memory problems.

To schedule your free, confidential memory screening at EPOCH on the East Side, One Butler Ave., Providence, call Beth McCrea at 275-0682.

To schedule a screening at EPOCH on Blackstone Boulevard, 353 Blackstone Blvd., Providence, call Bob Giggey at 273-6565.