HBO documentary on Alzheimer's disease comes to Walla Walla hospital|

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WALLA WALLA — A special screening of the first part of the HBO documentary, "The Alzheimer's Project," will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Walla Walla General Hospital auditorium.

A supper will be served, and the film, known as "the memory tape," will be stopped periodically so that participants may ask questions of a panel of experts.

There is no charge for either the supper or the film. For a reservation, call Debbi Pierce, Southeastern Washington outreach coordinator for the Alzheimer's Association -- Inland Northwest Chapter, at 509-520-3077 and leave your name and telephone number.

The Alzheimer's Association-Inland Northwest Chapter also will present internationally known speaker Teepa Snow at the annual Caregiver Conference, Nov. 4, sponsored by the office of Aging and Long Term Care. Registration is open until Tuesday. The conference will run from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Walla Walla Elks Lodge, No. 287.

The conference is sponsored by the Blue Mountain Community Foundation, the Family Caregiver Support Program and the Alzheimer's Association-Inland Northwest Chapter.

The session is free, but you must register prior to it by calling 529-6470.

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