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Dementia: The Basics with Dr. Borrie
January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
A collaborative presentation from the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex and McCormick Dementia Services. Discover more about dementia including the diseases (e.g. Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy body dementia) that can cause a broad spectrum of symptoms. Find out when a visit to the doctor might be warranted and what to expect.
In addition, Dr. Borrie will outline what is currently known about risk factors and what we can do to lower our risk by keeping our brains as healthy as possible. Finally, hear updates on research taking place in our region and further afield and learn about opportunities to participate. Dr. Michael Borrie is a Geriatrician at Parkwood Institute, St. Joseph’s Health Care London. He is the Medical Director of the Aging Brain and Memory Clinic and researcher with the Cognitive Clinical Research Group.
Presentation followed by a resource fair featuring:
Alzheimer Society London & Middlesex
Behavioural Supports Ontario
McCormick Dementia Services
Salvation Army Adult Day Program
Kiwanis Seniors’ Community Centre – 78 Riverside Drive, London – Free Admission, Free Parking
RSVP at bit.ly/dementiabasics19 or Susan @ ASLM 519-680-2404 x 233 or call Shelley @ McCormick Dementia Services 519-439-9336 x 2347
This presentation will also be live-streamed on the Alzheimer Society and McCormick Dementia Services websites.