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North Branch Reporter and Mayor Get a Dementia Simulation at Ecumen North Branch
Date: Mar 25th, 2016 12:20pm

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Ecumen Communications

Mike Bleninger, a reporter for The Post Review in North Branch, Minn., and North Branch Mayor Kristen Hagen-Kennedy got a firsthand sense of what it’s like to have dementia.  Act on Alzheimer’s recently conducted a dementia simulation at Ecumen North Branch, using equipment that impedes the senses to mimic how dementia affects people.  You can read Bleninger’s account at this link.

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