The Latest Research on Dementia Prevention and Treatment

Dr. Cajal Seminar(Orlando, FL)  –  One Senior Place, the Experts in Aging, will host Dr. Marieke Cajal, Triage Specialist and Neuroscientist at Compass Research, for a presentation on “Memory: Health & Hope” on Friday, February 19th at 10:00 AM.  Dr. Cajal will discuss memory loss, the aging process and the newest research regarding the prevention and treatment of dementia.  The Compass Research seminar will focus on signs, symptoms and treatments for memory loss and Alzheimer’s Disease.  Dr. Cajal will share the latest information and answer audience questions. Free memory screenings will be available by appointment to those who are concerned about their memory.  Seminar seating is limited and an RSVP is required.  Light refreshments will be provided at the Altamonte Springs marketplace for senior resources at 715 Douglas Avenue.  For more information about One Senior Place, the experts in aging, visit their website at www.OneSeniorPlace.com or call 407-949-6733.

Aging Services Manager, Emily Stowers, MSW, is excited to share the wealth of new information recently uncovered about memory loss.

“We’re living in a tremendously exciting time for medical breakthroughs,” said Stowers.  “New information is coming to light that may help prevent the memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.  Even more exciting is the possibility of an actual cure in our lifetime.”

“Memory: Health & Hope” will be followed by two additional memory events in March and April: “Dinner with the Doctor” and a showing of the movie, Alive Inside.  For information on these and the dozens of events presented annually by One Senior Place, call 407-949-6733.  One Senior Place is a marketplace for resources and provider of information, advice, and on-site services for seniors and their families.  To learn more about One Senior Place, The Experts in Aging visit www.OneSeniorPlace.com.

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Photo (attached)Dr. Marieke Cajal will discuss the latest research regarding the prevention and treatment of dementia at One Senior Place on February 19. Reserve a seat by calling 407-949-6733.

 

About Compass Research and Dr. Marieke Cajal –  Dr. Cajal is a Triage Specialist and Neuroscientist at Compass Research, one of the country’s leading research facilities in the area of Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Cajal has also worked as a researcher at the French National Center for Scientific Research, and as a visiting researcher for Harvard Medical School. Within Compass, Dr. Cajal performs various cognitive assessments, as well as aids families in identifying opportunities for research.

Compass Research is a clinical research company dedicated to testing investigational medications that cover a broad range of diseases and disorders. Their staff has over 400 years of combined clinical research experience in all fields of medicine, and they are proud to be at the forefront of Alzheimer’s and Dementia research. Compass currently is exploring the prevention of memory loss with genetic testing and medications aimed at preventing or delaying onset of memory loss and Alzheimer’s Disease.  Compass serves over 200 sponsors, from small bio-techs to the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies and has completed over 1,300 trials.  More about Compass Research is available on their website at www.CompassResearch.com.

 

About One Senior Place– Now in its tenth year, One Senior Place, The Experts in Aging, is a marketplace of resources and provider of information, advice, and on-site services for seniors and their family caregivers in Central and East Central Florida.  Completely unique, One Senior Place is a one-stop information hub and mini-mall “revolutionizing the way America shops for senior care and services.”  One Senior Place is home to a wide variety of senior-focused businesses, a resource library and is the site of educational seminars and presentations for seniors.  In 2008, One Senior Place was named Florida’s Small Business of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.  In Brevard, they were honored as  Business of the Year by the Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce.  A second location, One Senior Place Orlando, opened in Altamonte Springs in December of 2011.  More information about One Senior Place and One Senior Place Orlando can be found on the company website at www.OneSeniorPlace.com or by calling 407-949-6733.