Understanding Dementia
Diagnosis, Treatment and Current Research
October 18
5 PM – Registration
5:30 PM – Dinner and Presentation
An overview of dementia vs. normal aging, different types of dementia, current treatment options and current research efforts towards finding a cure.
Speaker: Dr. Greg Cooper
Greg Cooper grew up in Lexington, Kentucky. He attended the University of Kentucky, where he received his PhD in 1992 and his MD in 1994. He then completed his Residency and Fellowship training at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics with a focus in Behavioral Neurology and Cognitive Neuroscience. He directed the Memory Disorders Clinic at Iowa briefly before returning to Lexington to join Dr. William Markesbery at the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky and later the Baptist Neurology Center, where he directs the Baptist Health Memory Care Program. Since 2015 he has also served as Regional Physician President of the Baptist Health Medical Group.
The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence, Lexington
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Lexington, KY 40503
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