Watch video above to see these stories on AZ Illustrated Science on Tuesday, Feb. 18:

MENTAL HEALTH IN AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY: An exploration of shifting attitudes about seeking metal health care in Southern Arizona's African American community.

IMAGING THE BRAIN: Many caregivers know, first hand, just how profoundly Alzheimer's disease can affect one's thinking, memory and behavior. On Feb. 21, Southern Arizonans are invited to attend the "Conference on Successful Aging" to learn ways to lower the risk of developing Alzheimer's.

AGING BRAIN: BIO 5 is hosting its second annual conference on Successful Aging and the Brain. This year the focus is on Alzheimer's disease.

ALZHEIMER'S DAY-BY-DAY: March 12 is the Mayor's Alzheimer's Education Conference which, this year, will focus on helping people who have been recently diagnosed find the resources they need.

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