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Featured Speaker | Allen Power, MD

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G. Allen Power, MD
Geriatrician, Author, Educator and Musician

Dr. Power is a board-certified internist, geriatrician and newly-appointed Schlegel Chair in Aging and Dementia Innovation at the Schlegel-U Waterloo Research Institute for Aging in Ontario, Canada. He  is also clinical associate professor of medicine at the University of Rochester, New York, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians-American Society for Internal Medicine and an internationally-recognized educator and expert on transformational models of care for older adults, particularly those living with changing cognitive abilities.

He is the author of two books:
Dementia Beyond Drugs: Changing the Culture of Care
and Dementia Beyond Disease: Enhancing Well-Being

Pre-Event Thursday March 7, 2019

FREE PUBLIC PRESENTATION

Thursday, March 7, 2010 |  6:30  P.M.- 8:00 P.M. 

Location: Frye Art Museum, 704 Terry Ave., Seattle

Presented by Alzheimer's Association and Frye Art Museum

 

Dementia & Aging in the 21st Century — G. Allen Power, MD

In this presentation, Dr. Power will talk about the larger issues of dementia and aging in the 21st century. He will begin with a few comments about the nature of dementia (including drawbacks of our current medical approach), then discuss demographic trends and our need to shift societal views, systems and accommodations. He will describe the emerging movement around human rights for people living with dementia and share a vision for a more inclusive society.

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