JHU Odyssey lecture: The 36-Hour Day: Guidance in Caring for Dementia
Date(s) - October 16, 2012
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
410-516-8516 [email protected] http://odyssey.jhu.edu/
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Dr. Peter V. Rabins, renowned Hopkins School of Medicine professor and consultant explains the most current scientific information available about Alzheimer disease and other related dementias in terms valuable and indeed essential to caregivers and to families and individuals who are dealing with and caring for people suffering from dementias and memory loss. Dr. Rabins discusses and clarifies the behavioral symptoms of dementia, the necessities and arrangements for daily care, and discusses and evaluates current advice on preventing or delaying cognitive decline.
Peter V. Rabins, M.D., Ph.D., is the Richman Family Professor of Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Director of the division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry; he is author, with Nancy Mace, of ‘The 36-Hour Day/ A Family Guide to Caring for People who have Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementias, and Memory Loss’, the best-selling book in the history of Johns Hopkins University Press, now in its 5th Edition (2011).
$25.00 (1 Session)
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Call 410-516-8516 to register!
Recommended reading: “The 36-Hour Day, 5th edition” (JHU Press, 2012). Text can be purchased through www.mbsdirect.net, or through the JHU Press at a 25% discount (call 410-516-8516 for information).