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Event

Let's Talk About Dementia - Public Lecture in Hudson with Dr. Serge Gauthier (in English)

Wednesday, May 8, 2024 19:00to20:30
Centre Communautaire Stephen F. Shaar, 394 rue Main, Hudson, QC, J0P 1H0, CA

This free lecture, offered by the Town of Hudson and the Hudson Seniors Committee in collaboration with the McGill University Dementia Education Program, is open to all.  

It will take place in person, in English on May 8. The lecture will also be offered in French on May 15 at 7 p.m.

When: Wednesday, May 8, 2024 in ENGLISH ǀ from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Centre Communautaire Stephen F. Shaar, 394 rue Main, Hudson, QC J0P 1H0

This public lecture aims to raise awareness and provide basic information about Alzheimer’s disease and other neurocognitive disorders.

During this presentation, Dr. Serge Gauthier, a clinical neurologist, will provide information on the different types of neurocognitive disorders. He will discuss the associated symptoms that manifest as the disease progresses and explain how these may differ from typical aging concerns. Next, he will share practical advice on how to care for a person living with dementia. He will discuss important considerations to ensure the safety and well-being of both the individual as well as the care partner to help families understand and access the resources needed to navigate this disease.

A question-and-answer period will follow.


Speaker:

Serge Gauthier, C.M., C.Q., M.D., FRCPC
Professor Emeritus, Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery and Department of Psychiatry|
Academic Co-Lead, Dementia Education Program
McGill University


NO REGISTRATION IS REQURED. All are welcome.

INFORMATION: Laura McCaffrey, lauram [at] ville.hudson.qc.ca, 450-458-5347, ext. 1124

About the Dementia Education Program
Led by a multidisciplinary team, the McGill University Dementia Education Program has created multilingual educational resources to support people living with dementia-related illnesses and their care partners. Please visit www.mcgill.ca/dementia to learn more.

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