Not to Forget Those Who Cannot Remember

 

Overview

Alzheimer’s Association Lebanon was founded in 2003 as a non-profit organization with the mission of improving the quality of life for people with dementia and their caretakers and with the primary objective of raising public awareness throughout Lebanon and the Middle East.

 

 

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30 July 2015

Caregiver’s Meeting – Psychological Stress in Caregivers – Dr. Georges Karam

Alzheimer’s Association Lebanon held a conference on the “Psychological Stress of Alzheimer’s Disease in Caregivers,” on Thursday 30 July 2015 at the Monroe Hotel. The Lecture was delivered by Dr. Georges Karam, Geriatric Psychiatrist. Dr. Karam Started the lecture b ...

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Caregiver’s Meeting – Psychological Stress in Caregivers – Dr. Georges Karam

30 July 2015

Alzheimer’s Association Lebanon held a conference on the “Psychological Stress of Alzheimer’s Disease in Caregivers,” on Thursday 30 July 2015 at the Monroe Hotel.
The Lecture was delivered by Dr. Georges Karam, Geriatric Psychiatrist.
Dr. Karam Started the lecture by a brief overview on the burden of Alzheimer’s Disease on Caregivers explaining that “only when we first help ourselves can we effectively help others.”
He then listed 10 advice to lower the level of stress and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, like the importance of getting a diagnosis as early as possible, managing the level of stress, accepting changes as they occur, giving thyself credit and not feeling the guilt ….

It was an interesting lecture which ended with an interactive Q/A session

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22 May 2015

Caregiver’s Meeting – Parkinson and Dementia – Dr. Naji Riachi

Alzheimer’s Association Lebanon held a conference at the Monroe Hotel, Thursday the 21st of May about “Parkinson’s and Dementia.” Dr. Naji Riachi, Neurologist, gave the lecture and explained more about Parkinson’s disease and the difference between Parkinson’s D ...

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Caregiver’s Meeting – Parkinson and Dementia – Dr. Naji Riachi

22 May 2015

Alzheimer’s Association Lebanon held a conference at the Monroe Hotel, Thursday the 21st of May about “Parkinson’s and Dementia.”

Dr. Naji Riachi, Neurologist, gave the lecture and explained more about Parkinson’s disease and the difference between Parkinson’s Disease Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease.

Dr. Riachi pointed out that 25-40% of Parkinson’s disease patients develop Alzheimer’s Disease yet “not every Parkinson’s patient has dementia though they are more likely to develop it.”

It was an interesting lecture which ended with an interactive Q/A session.

Alzheimer's Disease is literally killing us, and the only way to fight this 'crime' is through a groundswell of people who continue to raise their voices and funds to ensure it gets the attention it deserves. Tess Gerritsen

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Princess Yasmin Agha Khan

Bringing the World Intelligent Awareness

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Title: Early diagnosis - Mazraa

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