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Alzheimer’s Disease: Prevention & Potential Treatments

March 13th @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dr. Michael Plopper is a Board-Certified Geriatric Psychiatrist with 25 years of experience conducting research on Alzheimer’s disease. He was formerly Chief Medical Officer of Sharp Behavioral Health Services and is currently the Principal Investigator at Sharp Neurocognitive Research Center. His major research interest is to find effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.

We will discuss:
1) Evidence-based strategies to delay or prevent the onset of dementia
2) Treatments under study that may affect the course of the disease.
3) Deciding whether or not participation in research is a good idea for you.

When: Monday, March 13th (Presentation: 12 PM-1 PM, Free memory screenings 1-4 PM)
Where: GHD Conference Center Auditorium, GHD Health & Wellness Library (9001 Wakarusa St., La Mesa, CA 91942)
Register: Call 619.825.5010, email info@herricklibrary.org, or visit in person to reserve your spot.

Appointments for memory screenings may be booked ahead of time. Walk-ins will be accommodated if space is available. Dates in April, May, and June for screenings will also be available. Screenings in Spanish can be provided with advance notice. Note that these screenings are limited to people ages 55+.

 

Details

Date:
March 13th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Venue

Grossmont Healthcare District Conference Center Auditorium
9001 Wakarusa St
La Mesa, 91942 United States
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