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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21 January 2016

Therapeutic Activities for AD Patients

Alzheimer’s Association Lebanon held a conference on the “Therapeutic Activities For Alzheimer’s Patients” presented by Mrs. Lubna Abou Chakra on twenty first of January 2016 at the Lebanese Order of Physicians.
The conference started with the usual questions families face ...

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Therapeutic Activities for AD Patients

21 January 2016

Alzheimer’s Association Lebanon held a conference on the “Therapeutic Activities For Alzheimer’s Patients” presented by Mrs. Lubna Abou Chakra on twenty first of January 2016 at the Lebanese Order of Physicians.
The conference started with the usual questions families face with their patients. Then, Mrs. Abou Chakra showcased a short movie showing some therapeutic activities for patients at home or at nursing homes.
Mrs. Lubna noted that “The number of elderly in Lebanon is 362440 according to the Ministry of Social Affairs”.
Among the new directions to take care of the elderly people is Occupational Therapy which mainly depends on therapeutic activities and aims to improve the quality of elderly lives and maintain their independence.
Abou Chakra went on by giving a detailed description of therapeutic activities that are available for dementia patients.
The conference was concluded with questions from the attendees.

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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 ...

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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

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