Pat Paterick, LPN, an advocate for families struggling with Alzheimer's disease, will speak about the "Effects of Alzeheimer's Disease on Individuals and Their Families" at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16 at Heritage Hill Senior Community in Weatherly.

Paterick, who has been a local advocate for many years, will share experience from her professional life as well as her personal life her mother had the disease.

All are welcome to attend this event and learn more about the impact of Alzheimer's on the life of a family and to share their own experiences. Please R.S.V.P. by May 14 by calling Lisa Marie or Janice at (570) 427-4500.

Heritage Hill Senior Community is located at 800 Sixth St. in Weatherly.