Free lecture on dementia and the caregiver burden at Queen’s Medical Center

What are the early signs of dementia?  What are the treatment options?  What are ways to ease the strain and stress of caring for someone with dementia?

Join Elizabeth Rhee, MD, Geriatrician at The Queen’s Medical Center, to learn more about what dementia is and how it can affect the health of both the patient and caregiver.

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, nearly 60 percent of Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers rate the emotional stress of caregiving as high or very high; and more than one-third report symptoms of depression.

Learn practical ways to reduce caregiver strain with guest Pamela Scott-Yuen, Oahu Program Coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association.  These include identifying and eliminating personal barriers and changing your response to stress.

Reservations are required.

Call The Queen’s Referral Line at 691-7117 to register.

Parking is available for a $5 flat rate in the Physicians Office Bldg. I parking garage.

Dementia and the Caregiver Burden
Wednesday, July 30, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The Queen’s Medical Center
To register, call 691-7117

For more information, click here.

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