Kauaʻi Doctor of Osteopathic medicine Dr. Ashok “Ash” Kannan specializes in neurocognitive disorders. Dr. Kannan will explore the often misunderstood subject of dementia vs Alzheimer’s. He will explain some of the differences between dementia types and will review the diagnosis process. Join this talk to learn about the various types of dementia, how to tell them apart, and what you need to know about getting a diagnosis. To register: call 800-272-3900 or visit https://tinyurl.com/isthisdementia. More info: Is This Alzheimer’s? A Guide to Memory Related Disorders (librarieshawaii.org)
This series is partially funded by the OAA National Family Caregiver Support Program that brings local professionals together to educate the community on dementia related issues. This presentation is one of the “Listen and Learn” lectures on Alzheimer’s, a monthly educational series featuring a dementia-related topic sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association – Hawai’i Chapter and the Lihue Public Library, in conjunction with the Kauai Agency on Elderly Affairs.
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