“Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen, and thinking what nobody has thought.”
Exciting research trends, clinical trials for promising treatments and recent findings keep Dr. Dean Hartley optimistic about finding a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. Hear more from 10:30-11:45 a.m. on April 16.
Most people don’t realize that Alzheimer’s is only one of many dementias. Dr. Anne Lipton explains the types of dementias and how diagnosis impacts treatment. Hear more from 1:00-2:15 p.m. on April 16
Music and art calm and energize individuals with dementia. Chaplain Michael Byrd, Dr. Lee Burnside and Ms. Mary Jane Knecht describe the power of arts for those with dementia and their caregivers. Hear more from 10:30-11:45 a.m. & 1:00-2:15 p.m. on April 16.
Individuals with dementia often resist caregiver help. Dr. Rita Anne Jablonski-Jaudon demonstrates techniques to approach oral hygiene in a non-aggressive way. Hear more from 1:00-2:15 p.m. on April 16.
Exercise helps older adults maintain health and independence. Mr. Justin Harris demonstrates how the evidence based exercise program, SAIL, keeps older adults fit. Hear more from 2:30-3:45 p.m. on April 16.
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