Mind Matters: Understanding Memory Loss, Dementia, & Alzheimer’s Disease Free Seminar to be Held at the Independence Public Library
On Monday, August 6th 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.
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 along with individuals simply interested in learning more, a light dinner will be offered during the program.
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, additional memory-related and palliative care seminars will be held in September and October. For all other information, please visit bchealth.org or follow “Buchanan County Health Center” on Facebook.