URBANDALE HOSTING ALZHEIMER’S EVENT6/18/2018
In Partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Iowa the City of Urbandale Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting Longest Day to End Alzheimer’s event on Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM at the Urbandale Senior Recreation Center, 7305 Aurora Ave.
“We are excited to be hosting this event at the Urbandale Senior Recreation Center,” said Carissa Williams, Senior Recreation Center Supervisor. “More than five million Americans have Alzheimer’s and this event will help families and friends learn more about the disease.”
Community members are invited to enjoy a variety of activities that will focus on lifestyle habits, fun games, and exhibits to learn how reduce risk of cognitive decline and maintain or potentially improve overall health.
“Participants will receive a punch card that can be stamped at each exhibit station,” said Carissa Williams. “Participants are encouraged to learn and explore while completing the punch cards—completed punch cards will go into a prize drawing.”
For more information visit or call the Senior Recreation Center at 515-278-3907.
Exhibitors and Sponsors include:
- Immanuel Pathways
- Ramsey Village
- TruMark Home Care
- HyVee Dietician
- Freedom Home Care
- Avalon Hospice
- Senior Helpers
- Sweet Stories by Tori
- Home Care Assistance
- Des Moines Area Quilters Guild
- Dress A Girl
- Fresh Thyme
- Woodworking by Bob Cooper
- Sing-along with Alice Cooper
- Photo booth with Michael Callison, photographer
Urbandale, Iowa, is an award-winning community of more than 45,000 residents offering a unique combination of location, value, and community engagement to businesses and residents. Urbandale is located in the northwest part of the Des Moines Metro Area at the intersections of Interstate 35, Interstate 80, and Iowa Highway 141. This unique geographic location allows Urbandale businesses and residents convenient access to a coast-to-coast and border-to-border transportation network.
Urbandale is a welcoming and vibrant community with affordable and accessible amenities for residents and businesses. From safe neighborhoods to acres of green space, Urbandale is uniquely positioned as an attractive place to raise a family, grow your business, and enjoy life. The City of Urbandale maintains one of the lowest municipal tax rates in the state, providing excellent services at an exceptional value. Each year hundreds of new residents make Urbandale their home—joining those who already enjoy our community’s extensive park and trail network, short commutes, great career opportunities, and excellent schools.
The City operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The City Manager carries out the policy direction of the Mayor and five City Council members. As a national leader in Character Counts, Urbandale endeavors at all times to promote and model the principles of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.