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July 10, 2019 bchc-news

BCHC August Spotlight Series: Understanding Memory Loss

On Monday, August 5th from 6-7pm, BCHC memory loss and palliative care specialist, Joni Henderson, ARNP will provide a free seminar in the Community Room of the Independence Public Library as a continuation of the BCHC Spotlight Series.

During this free seminar, attendees will learn about normal age-related memory changes, symptoms that may indicate dementia or signs of Alzheimer’s disease, and other topics related to memory loss and aging.  A resource for those struggling with memory loss and their caregivers, or individuals simply interested in learning more, registration is not required to attend this event.

Presenter Joni Henderson, ARNP is Board Certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and has an extensive background in palliative and memory care with clinical interests in palliative care, memory disorders, Parkinson’s disease, and geriatrics.  Henderson offers a Palliative Care & Memory Clinic at BCHC, providing patients with coordination of care and treatment, increased understanding of the illness along with treatment options, ongoing evaluation of disease progression, diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s and related dementias, evaluation of memory loss and safety concerns, and support and education for patients and their families.

Sponsored by Buchanan County Health Center, the BCHC Spotlight Series is held on the first Monday evening of each month throughout the school year at 6pm in the Community Room of the Independence Public Library.  To stay up-to-date on the Spotlight Series topics and all other announcements from BCHC, please follow “Buchanan County Health Center” on Facebook, or visit BCHealth.org.

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