Nonprofit, nonpartisan journalism. Supported by readers.


Klobuchar hosts Alzheimer’s forum in Minneapolis

A public forum looking at new research on Alzheimer’s disease will be held Wednesday in Minneapolis.

Hosted by Sen. Amy Klobuchar, the forum will look at how the research could affect the diagnosis, treatment and care of people with the disease.

Dr. Richard Hodes, director of the National Institute on Aging, will speak at the event,which runs from noon to 1:30 a.m. at the Minneapolis Central Library. Registration is at 11:30 a.m.

Dr. Hodes will speak and join a panel with Klobuchar and Minnesota experts on Alzheimer’s, including an individual who is already diagnosed with the disease.

The forum, co-sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association of Minnesota-North Dakota, is free, but advance registration is requested. Email reservations to or call 612-727-5220.

You can also learn about all our free newsletter options.

No comments yet

Leave a Reply