Six Week Dementia Education Video Series Begins June 24


CHI Memorial Center for Healthy Aging is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association, Chambliss Law, and Hospice of Chattanooga to provide a six-week educational series focused on dementia. Videos will be posted online at beginning Thursday, June 24, 2021.

“We have put together a wonderful series of lectures on different aspects of dementia and dementia-related care for patients and their caregivers,” says Alycia Cleinman, MD, geriatrician with CHI Memorial Center for Healthy Aging. “Dementia is a journey, and this educational series provides guidance and resources for patients and their caregivers to help better navigate their journey.”

Thursday, June 24 - The Dementia Umbrella – Types of Dementia
Alycia Cleinman, MD, Geriatrician, CHI Memorial Center for Healthy Aging

Thursday, July 1 - Advanced Diagnostics & Treatment Options for Dementia
Matt Kodsi, MD, PhD, Neurologist, CHI Memorial

Thursday, July 8 - When You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know – The Importance of Having a Plan
Amy B. Boulware, Elder Law and Special Needs Care Manager, and Rebecca H. Miller, Elder Law and Special Needs Attorney, Chambliss Law

Thursday, July 15 - Caring for a Loved One with Dementia: A Discussion About Caregiver Burden
Amy French, Senior Manager of Programs, Alzheimer’s Association

Thursday, July 22 - Dementia Related Behavioral Problems
Blake Haren, MD, Psychiatrist, CHI Memorial

Thursday, July 29 - What to Expect in the End Stages of Dementia
Greg Phelps, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Alleo Health System/Hospice of Chattanooga

Funding for this series provided by the Tennessee Department of Health.