Glenn Biggs Institute invites public to discussion of stroke, dementia risk

WHAT:           The Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases, a new institute of UT Health San Antonio, offers the second installment in its “Dialogue on Dementia” series. This series is free and open to the public as a service to individuals and families, and is also suited to health care providers and scientists.

                       “Predicting Risk of Stroke and Dementia in Older Adults” is the topic.

WHEN:           5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20 (Event includes a reception after the presentation.)

WHERE:         Mays Cancer Center, the newly named center at UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, 7979 Wurzbach Road, San Antonio 78229 (Go to Mabee Conference Room, fourth floor of Grossman Building.)

WHO:              Sudha Seshadri, M.D., founding director of the Glenn Biggs Institute, welcomes Hugo J. Aparicio, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Aparicio is a board-certified vascular neurologist, clinician and scientist focused on the neurologic diseases of stroke and dementia.

OF NOTE:      Understanding the medical conditions and lifestyle factors that increase risk of stroke and dementia is important! Know your risk, and start making the right decisions to prevent disease and enjoy a healthier future.

REGISTER:   Predicting Risk of Stroke and Dementia in Older Adults

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