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Events planned for Dementia Awareness Week

Northwoods Caregivers has planned several events for Dementia Awareness Week, which runs from Monday, Sept. 18, to Saturday, Sept. 23. All events are free and include the following:

Monday, Sept. 18:

• 6 to 8 p.m. Know The Basics, Know the 10 Signs; Adult Day Services, 620 Carr Lake Road, SE., Bemidji.

Tuesday, Sept. 19:

• 9 a.m. to noon. Planning as We Age; Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, 15542 Highway 371 NW, Cass Lake.

• 6 to 8 p.m. Welcoming LGBT Elders; First Lutheran Church, 900 Bemidji Ave. N., Bemidji.

Wednesday, Sept. 20:

• Noon to 1 p.m. Dementia Friends; Red Lake Nation College, 15480 Migizi Drive, Red Lake.

• 1 to 3 p.m. Elder Connections Cafe; Senior Activity Center, 216 Third St., Bemidji.

Thursday, Sept. 21:

• 6to 8 p.m. Basics and Beyond; Good Samaritan Community Room, 152 Margaret Ave., NW, Blackduck.

Friday, Sept. 22:

• 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Legal and Financial Planning; Senior Activity Center, 216 Third St., Bemidji.

• 1 to 3 p.m. Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior; Windsong Theater Room, 1010 Anne St., NW, Bemidji.

• 6 to 8 p.m. Conversations About Dementia; Adult Day Services, 620 Carr Lake Road SE, Bemidji.

Saturday, Sept. 23:

• 9 a.m. Registration, 10 a.m. walk. Walk to End Alzheimer's; Sanford Center, 1111 Event Center Drive NE, Bemidji,

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