Coffee With Kodsi Provides Information On Alzheimer's July 22

Friday, July 12, 2013

The Alzheimer's Association will host an informal question and answer session with Dr. Matthew Kodsi on Monday, July 22, at 10 a.m. 

A neurologist with Chattanooga Neurology Associates, Dr. Kodsi is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s and dementia.  His conversational, easy-going style will provide the perfect venue to 'ask the expert' anything and everything you want to know in regard to Alzheimer’s and dementia care, officials said.

The questions and answer session will held at Morning Pointe of Hixson, 5501 Old Hixson Pike.  

Make a reservation to attend to Morning Pointe of Hixson at 847-1370.



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