Dementia & Aging in the 21st Century

Lecture with Dr. Allen Power

Thursday, March 7, 2019
6:30 – 8:00 pm

Dr. Allen Power, geriatrician, author, educator, and musician, will highlight the larger issues of dementia and aging in the 21st century. He will address the nature of dementia (including drawbacks of our current medical approach), and discuss demographic trends and our need to shift societal views, systems, and accommodations. He will also share information about the emerging movement around human rights for people living with dementia and share a vision for a more inclusive society.

Dr. Allen Power is a board-certified internist, geriatrician, and internationally-recognized educator and expert on transformational models of care for older adults, particularly those living with changing cognitive abilities. He is the author of two books: Dementia Beyond Drugs: Changing the Culture of Care and Dementia Beyond Disease: Enhancing Well-Being. Dr. Power is the keynote speaker for the Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter’s Discovery 2019 Regional Conference, occurring at the Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, on March 8, 2019.

Questions? 206 432 8265

Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter and the Frye Art Museum


TICKETS

Free tickets for the March 7 lecture at the Frye Art Museum are available on a first-come-first-served basis, and may be picked up at the desk in the foyer outside the auditorium one hour prior to the start of the program. There is no late seating, so please arrive early.

This does not include entrance to the Alzheimer’s Association of Washington State Chapter’s Discovery 2019 Regional Conference.

As a special benefit, Frye members may reserve free tickets in advance to guarantee seating. To reserve, call 206 432 8289 or email rsvp@fryemuseum.org at least two days prior to the event. Each member may reserve two tickets and must claim their tickets fifteen minutes prior to the start of the program.