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Alzheimer’s fo­rum set for Wed­nes­day

A man with early-on­set Alzheimer’s disease and an­other whose wife died of the disease will speak at an aware­ness fo­rum on Wed­nes­day.

The dis­cus­sion will start at 3 p.m. at The Foun­tains at Can­ter­bury, 1402 NW

122. Ron Grant, who was di­ag­nosed eight years ago at age 55, will speak about liv­ing with Alzheimer’s. Herb Ma­gley will speak about car­ing for his late wife Gail af­ter her di­ag­no­sis. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Becky Strong, 751-3600, ex­ten­sion 1033.

Menopause in­for­ma­tion of­fered in Span­ish

In­te­gris South­west Med­i­cal Cen­ter will of­fer an in­for­ma­tional ses­sion about the stages of menopause at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 5, at the con­fer­ence cen­ter 4200 S Dou­glas. The event is free and din­ner is in­cluded.

For more in­for­ma­tion or to make reser­va­tions, call 951-2277 or 888-951-2277. Press 2 for in­for­ma­tion in Span­ish.

Dis­abil­ity event set for Tues­day

The In­te­gris Jim Thorpe Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Pa­tient Fam­ily Ad­vi­sory Coun­cil will of­fer an expo Tues­day about re­sources for peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties. The event will run from 3 to 6 p.m. at 4219 S West­ern.

Horse own­ers urged to vac­ci­nate

The Ok­la­homa De­part­ment of Agri­cul­ture, Food and Forestry is urg­ing horse own­ers to vac­ci­nate their an­i­mals against West Nile virus and Eastern Equine En­cephali­tis. Mos­qui­toes can trans­mit the viruses to both hu­mans and horses, but there isn’t a vac­cine avail­able for hu­mans.

The de­part­ment also urged horse own­ers to elim­i­nate stand­ing water on their prop­erty where mos­qui­toes could breed.

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