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Brain Health and You

Wednesday, October 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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One event on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 4:30pm

One event on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 4:30pm

| Free

Iona’s Take Charge/Age Well Academy and neurologist Joana Rosario, MD, MPH, are partnering to provide a FREE forum for older adults and caregivers on brain health.

Join us for one, two, or all three sessions covering critical topics on a healthy brain. *Please note that you must register for each session individually.*

Session One: Making the Best Lifestyle Choices for a Healthy Brain

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Presenter: Joana Rosario, MD, MPH
This workshop is free. It takes place at Iona Senior Services.

Everyone wants to know, “What can I do to prevent memory loss?”In this presentation, participants will find out what the latest science says about simple lifestyle changes that can have an impact on your brain health.

Registration is closed.

Session Two: Is it Benign Memory Loss or Dementia?

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Presenter: Joana Rosario, MD, MPH
This workshop is free. It takes place at Iona Senior Services.

“I can’t remember…am I just getting old or do I have Alzheimer’s?” What are the differences between benign age-related memory loss, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease? Participants will learn to separate fact from fiction.

Registration is closed.

Session Three: Caring for Someone with Dementia without Sacrificing Your Career

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Presenter: Joana Rosario, MD, MPH
This workshop is free. It takes place at Iona Senior Services.

Many family members supporting a relative still lead professional lives and work. This leads to challenges: they struggle with keeping their loved one safe and occupied, while continuing to meet work-related obligations. Participants will hear ideas about how to maximize quality of life for everyone.

Register online for “Caring for Someone with Dementia without Sacrificing Your Career.” You can also register by emailing community@iona.org or calling (202) 895-9409.

About the Presenter

Dr. Joana Rosario has had an unusually extensive personal caregiving experience with multiple loved ones with dementia, which is ongoing today. This rich personal experience is allied to her professional experience as a neurologist specialized in dementia. Today, she makes it her mission to share her knowledge, especially to help caregivers who are struggling to optimize the care of their loved ones without sacrificing their careers.

Details

Date:
Wednesday, October 17
Time:
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Elizabeth Frick
Phone:
202-895-9420
Email:
community@iona.org

Venue

Iona Senior Services
4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States
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