LECTURES & CLASSES / LECTURES

The ABC’s of Alzheimer’s Disease

DESCRIPTION

Queen’s Speaking of Health Lecture Series – Punchbowl; Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, about 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease; and one in nine people age 65 and older has it. The numbers are expected to grow rapidly as the Baby Boomers age.

Learn more about the disease with Jessica Barry, MD, geriatrician at The Queen’s Medical Center. She will cover:

  • What is Alzheimer’s disease and how is it different from dementia?
  • What are the signs?
  • How is it diagnosed?
  • How is it different from normal age-related forgetfulness?
  • What are the treatment options?

You’ll also hear from caregivers who will share their experiences and provide tips on how they deal with the stress of caregiving.

Reservations are required. To register online, click here. Or call The Queen’s Referral Line at 691-7117.

Parking is available for a $5 flat rate with validation in the Physicians Office Building III, which is recommended as it is the closest to the Queen's Conference Center. Enter from Lauhala St. You can also park at Physicians Office Building I and Miller parking garages for the same $5 flat rate with validation. Please note: Miller is now valet service only, but the cost is the same $5 flat rate with validation -- gratuities are not mandatory. Enter from Punchbowl St.

To register, click here or call 808.691.7117.

DATES & TIMES

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
5:30 - 7:00pm

LOCATION

The Queen's Medical Center
Queen's Conference Center
1301 Punchbowl Street
Honolulu, HI. 96813

REGISTRATION DETAILS

Registration for this event is required.

Register Online

Or call the Queen’s Referral Line to register at 808.691.7117

 

SPEAKER

  • Jessica Barry, MD