Memory loss may be brought on by many various elements, and is pretty widespread as we age. It’s essential to know the distinction between regular modifications in memory and Alzheimer’s, and when to ask for assist. A current research by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) discovered that as many as 5 million Americans reside with the consequences of Alzheimer’s illness, the most typical type of dementia. The signs of Alzheimer’s – poor judgment, repeating questions, temper modifications and common memory loss – might seem after age 60, and the danger for the illness will increase as one ages.

Community Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, goals to enlighten and advise women within the space on Alzheimer’s, memory loss and ideas for getting old nicely at “Forgetfulness: Knowing When to Ask for Help” on Tuesday, May 16 from 5:30 to eight p.m. at The Clarion Hotel in Toms River. This free event is being held at the side of National Women’s Health Week, an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health.

Speakers embrace: Gerald Ferencz, MD, board-certified in Neurology, Sleep Medicine and Internal Medicine, who will talk about how sleep can have an effect on memory; Sanjiv Sharma, MD, board-certified in Geriatrics and Internal Medicine, who will converse on present drugs for Alzheimer’s and what the longer term holds for remedy improvement; and Kenneth Zaentz, President of Alzheimer’s New Jersey, who will speak about understanding memory loss.

The night additionally consists of health screenings, a health truthful, a Coach bag prize drawing and a light-weight dinner served through the dialogue. The Clarion Hotel is situated at 815 Route 37 West in Toms River.

This event is free, however seating is restricted. Pre-registration is required by calling 1-888-724-7123.

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