The current state of Alzheimer's Disease research and what the future may hold for treatment will be the topic of a pair of upcoming seminars at Aegis of Queen Anne at Rodgers Park (2900 Third Ave. W.).
Dr. Steven Sabat, professor emeritus of psychology at Georgetown University, will speak at the senior living community on Oct. 26, with a presentation on the best ways for those with Alzheimer's to make new memories. Sabat has spent the last 35 years studying the intact cognitive and social abilities of those with the disease, and how to enhance communication between them and their caregivers. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m., with the presentation from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
That will be Sabat's second lecture of the day, after hosting a lecture on the most important ,"body, mind, and social need-to-knows," about the disease earlier in the day at Aegis on Madison (2200 E. Madison St.) from 12 to 1:30 p.m.
The first 25 people to RSVP and attend either of Sabat's seminars will receive a free gift. Complimentary parking is available at both events.
On Nov. 8, the Rodgers Park community will host the director of the University of Washington Neurogenetics Clinic Dr. Suman Jayadev for a discussion on the precision medicine approach to Alzheimer's, and medical advances made by the UW Medicine Memory and Brain Wellness Center. Jayadev's lecture on new developments and research in the field of Alzheimer's research will be followed by a presentation on the genetic family study at the UW Alzheimer's Disease Research Center by Dixie Wilson. That event runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m., with complimentary appetizers, and free parking.
Those interested in attending either seminar at Rodgers Park are asked to RSVP by calling 206-858-9981.
For more information on each event, click here.