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Alzheimer's and Dementia Wellness Workshop

When: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Where: Riggle Room, ADUC

Description:

The terms Alzheimer's disease and dementia are often used interchangeably, yet they are not the same thing. A person who suffers from dementia may or may not have Alzheimer's, but everyone who has Alzheimer's will suffer from dementia.


At this workshop, you will learn about Alzheimer's disease, dementia and memory loss symptoms, causes and risk factors and understand their relation to normal aging and brain function.


Presenter:
Rashid S. Chaudhry, MD, recently joined the behavioral health medical staff at St. Claire Regional Medical Center. He specializes in adult psychiatric care, and is the director of our inpatient behavioral health unit. Prior to moving to the Morehead area, Dr. Chaudhry spent 10 years as the medical director of adult services for Meadows Psychiatric Center and two years with Enlighten Psychiatric Services. He completed is his medical degree at Nishtar Medical College in Multan, Pakistan, and his residency in psychiatry at the University of Louisville.

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