Edmond Senior Center offering series on dementia

A three-part series on understanding dementia is designed for caregivers. The sessions will be held at the Edmond Senior Center, 2733 Marilyn Williams Drive.
by Diana Baldwin Published: April 6, 2012
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A three-part series on understanding dementia is scheduled at the Edmond Senior Center, 2733 Marilyn Williams Drive.

The series, designed for caregivers of people with dementia, will be presented by the Autumn Life Center for Geriatric Behavioral Health at OU Medical Center Edmond.

Dr. Shanantharam Darbe, medical director of the Autumn Life Center, will address issues from diagnosis to medical and behavioral interventions at 6 p.m. April 19.

Jerry Shiles, attorney with Parman & Easterday, will talk about how to preserve the family's health and protect one's wealth from catastrophic nursing home costs at 6 p.m. April 26.

Fran Busby, a social worker at the Autumn Life Center, is scheduled to speak about psychosocial needs after diagnosis at 6 p.m. May 3.


by Diana Baldwin
Sr. Reporter
Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976 and came to The Oklahoman in 1991. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote...
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