Looking at Alzheimer’s/ Dementia with New Eyes: Dementia Beyond Drugs
Featuring G. Allen Power, MD, FACP
This event will be hosted by Pocahontas Healthcare and Walnut Ridge Nursing and Rehab
Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 6-8:00 pm
Pocahontas Community Presentation
Imperial Dinner Theatre
1401 Hwy. 304 E, Pocahontas
Meal will be provided.
We invite you to be part of an innovative 90-minute discussion about the lower benefits and higher risks of antipsychotic drug use in people living with dementia. In order to help reduce these medications successfully we must first find the most effective approaches to care. We are pleased to present G. Allen Power, MD, FACP, as a guest speaker for a series of presentations across the state. Power is a board certified internist and geriatrician, and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians/American Society for Internal Medicine and award-winning author of Dementia Beyond Drugs: Changing the Culture of Care. Please join your community for this no-cost, extraordinary opportunity to be face-to-face with one of the foremost authorities on this subject.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Family members, care partners, practitioners or anyone interested in learning how to improve the culture of care in your community for those living with dementia.
Please RSVP from 8am-5pm at 501-835-3988.