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CMHS Seminar on Jan. 24 to Focus on Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Ventura, California, 01/09/2012

Alzheimer’s disease – the most common form of dementia that affects as many as 5 million Americans – will be the focus of Community Memorial Health System’s free monthly seminar to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Neda Heidari, M.D., a Ventura neurologist, will lead the seminar that will run from 6 to 8 p.m. in the eighth-floor Nichols Auditorium at Community Memorial Hospital, 147 Brent St. in Ventura.

Dr. Heidari will focus on information about simple memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. She also will discuss how the progressive brain disorders are diagnosed and treated as well as what resources are available for caregivers.

Dr. Heidari received her medical degree from the University of Tehran and is a board-certified neurologist sub-specializing in neuromuscular diseases and epilepsy. She is an active member of the Community Memorial Hospital medical staff.

Admission is free but space is limited, so reservations are suggested. Call 805/652-5436, or visit www.cmhshealth.org/rsvp.

Community Memorial Health System is a not-for-profit health system, which is comprised of Community Memorial Hospital, Ojai Valley Community Hospital, and twelve family-practice health centers entitled Centers for Family Health.  The health system is located in Ventura County, California.