Are you going to be near Gainesville, Georgia this weekend? If so, please join us Saturday morning, August 29 for our free Staying Sharp forum. It will be an exciting and informational morning that includes a panel discussion from 10 to 11 AM with Swati Gaur, MD, the medical director and owner of Senior Care Office LLC, and Patrick A. Griffith, MD, FAAN, a professor of clinical medicine at SABA University and a member of the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives. As an added bonus, the session will be moderated by Dr. Griffith’s wife, Marcia Griffith. The panel will discuss the latest information on the aging brain, memory, Alzheimer’s disease, brain health, and more. For the last thirty minutes, they will take questions from the audience.
On September 12 in D.C., congressional staffers and federal scientists heard from neurology experts about the occurrence of dementia, and steps being taking to diagnose and treat the different types. The Capitol Hill briefings are part of a series organized by AAAS and funded by the Dana Foundation.
On hand at the event were Dana Alliance members Murray Grossman, M.D., and Patrick Griffith, M.D., F.A.A.N. Grossman discussed early-onset dementia, pointing out that it is not uncommon. AAAS reports: