What is Dementia and What Diseases Cause It?
Wednesday, November 15
Open to Everyone!
In this program you will learn what dementia is and what it isn’t, hear the answers to frequently asked questions, and learn about the different diseases that cause thinking problems, including mild cognitive impairment. The signs and symptoms of the different kinds of dementia will also be covered. Below is information about our speaker.
Marti Brown Bailey, BS, CSA, CADDCT, CDP
Marti Brown Bailey is currently the Interim Director of Sibley Community Affairs, as well as the Director of the Sibley Senior Association (SSA) and Community Health at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Northwest DC. She is also the founder/program designer of Club Memory®, a stigma-free social community for persons and their care partners living with Alzheimer’s and related Dementias. Working with the Sibley Hospital Foundation and the DC Department on Aging and Community Living, she spearheaded the expansion to extend the program to historically marginalized areas as well as to individuals in both Maryland and Virginia, now serving nearly 1,000 individuals.
Marti has a BS in Business Administration and has pursued graduate work in aging services. She is a Certified Senior Advisor, a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer, Certified Dementia Practitioner, and expert trainer/speaker in Alzheimer’s disease and Related Dementia as well as aging issues.
This virtual tour is open to everyone and is part of our collaboration with Little Falls Village. Register online. FHNN members or volunteers who need help registering can email firstname.lastname@example.org with Dementia in the subject line.