City of Independence, Missouri

Dementia 101 - 10:45 a.m.

Understanding the disease and how it affects the brain leads to better communication, care and interactions for those living with dementia and their care partners. Come learn about the diseases that cause dementia, as well as those that look like dementia but aren’t; the physiological changes that occur in the brain; normal vs. not normal age-related changes; risk factors; medications; and how to go about obtaining a diagnosis if you think you or someone you love may have dementia. Co-Sponsored by St. Mary’s Medical Center... Thursday, January 16
Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.