Canterfield to host presentation on ‘Aging vs. Dementia’

Canterfield of Oak Ridge is pleased to announce the March topic for its monthly educational series: “Normal Aging versus Dementia.” This educational series is open to the public; admission and parking are free-of-charge.

The 90 minute presentation will take place at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at Canterfield of Oak Ridge, located at 200 Bus Terminal Road. Light refreshments will be provided.

Advance reservations are necessary as seating is limited.

To reserve your seat or for more information, call Casey Duncan at 865-425-9966.

The March education forum will be presented by Linda Johnson, who is with Knoxville-based Choices in Senior Care. During her “Normal Aging versus Dementia” presentation, Johnson will discuss the differences between normal memory changes and those that occur in dementia.

In addition, she will highlight two different types of dementia, as well as list three changes in function that may appear in a person with dementia.