Dementia vs. Normal Aging: Which Is It?

Due to the popularity of last September’s presentation at the Lake House, Respite Care Charleston will be hosting another round of “Dementia vs. Normal Aging: Which Is It?”

This time, we will meet at the Sandcastle on Kiawah from 3 to 4 pm on Thursday, March 30.

Topics to be covered:
• What is dementia?
• How do we treat/manage dementia?
• How can dementia be prevented?

Registration: All are welcome, but registration is required. Please call 843-768-3875 or RSVP to sandcastle@kica.us.
Fee: No Cost
Presented by: Respite Care Charleston
Guest Speaker: Dr. John Kleckley
Wine & Cheese Reception to follow presentation on

Dementia vs. Normal Aging: Which Is It? with Q & A session

Dr. Kleckley is a native South Carolinian and grew up in both Mount Pleasant and Columbia. He earned a degree in history from Washington and Lee University and graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at the Hospital of Saint Raphael/Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and a fellowship in Geriatrics at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He has a private practice in Mount Pleasant, is a medical director of two skilled nursing facilities, and is a hospice medical director. He lives in Mount Pleasant with his wife Elle, son Jack, and daughter Gardner.

Respite Care Charleston (RCC) is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides social day programs for individuals with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, as well as support groups for caregivers. For more information click here.

-Submitted by Jennifer Hartig

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