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Dementia and Communication – Facebook Live Recap

Dementia and Communication – Facebook Live Recap

Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe a group of symptoms. Those symptoms can arise as any negative change related to thinking including, difficulty with memory, language, reasoning or problem solving. Those symptoms, or cognitive changes, may affect the way a person communicates. 

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Caregiving Through the Holidays – Facebook Live Recap

Caregiving Through the Holidays – Facebook Live Recap

Often, the holiday season can seem overwhelming for those caregiving for loved ones with memory disorders. Between navigating logistics and managing expectations for both family members and the individual in your care, it can feel like the holidays are filled with more stress than joy. 

DENT to Host Free Brain Health Screening Event

DENT to Host Free Brain Health Screening Event

On Saturday, November 10, DENT will be hosting a brain health screening event. Free and open to the public, this event will give attendees the chance to participate in a 10 minute test assessing each person’s cognitive function.  This test will be provide attendees and their treating providers with crucial brain health information in order to establish a cognitive baseline.

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Dr. McVige named 2018 Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Honoree

Dr. McVige named 2018 Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Honoree

 Dr. Jennifer McVige, director of the DENT Concussion Center, was honored as the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s 2018 Honoree. Dr. McVige received this prestigious award for her dedication to patients suffering from Neuromuscular disorders, especially her work with Spinraza, the breakthrough therapy for children suffering from Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).