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Dementia Education and Awareness Event

Dementia Education and Awareness Event

Please join us on Monday, April 29, 2019 from 3-5PM at the Belgrade Community Library for an informative afternoon!

Through a generous grant from Montana Geriatric Education Center (MTGEC), the Belgrade Community Library is thrilled to bring a presentation and panel on dementia and Alzheimer’s disease to the Belgrade area. Below is a snapshot of the event, as well as bios from the panelists and a short description of their talk.

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Talk Teasers:

  • Dr. Kathryn Borgenicht (Dr. B): Dementia from a physicians prospective: what are important issues to know about and discuss what can you expect from medical care
  • Jeremy Glover: Dementia 101 in the Gallatin Valley – Jeremy Glover
  • Whitney Thompson: You are not alone. We will talk about the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, basic communication tips, and resources available through the Alzheimer’s Association.
  • Heidi Wagner: Breaking the Sound Barrier at Koelsch Communities CONNECT THRIVE EXPERIENCE The Fine Print Hearing loss has been linked to numerous negative health outcomes – like social isolation, falling, mortality, and the development of dementia. Immersive Listening is available to help! Try a one-on-one Immersive Listening conversation with your loved one today, and hear the difference. Half of adults over 75 experience hearing loss, and Immersive Listening is Koelsch Communities’ response.

Hear from:

Dr. Kathryn Borgenicht

Kathryn Borgenicht, MD,
Board Certified Geriatrician and Palliative Medicine Doctor at Bozeman Health

Jeremy Glover, Community Relations Coordinator at Highgate Bozeman (picture coming soon)

Whitney Thompson

Whitney Thompson, Director of Programs & Services, Montana Alzheimer’s Association

Heidi Wagner

Heidi Wagner, Director of Community Relations at Spring Creek Inn Memory Care

Participating Organizations: