CHI Memorial Center for Healthy Aging is starting a series called Matters of the Mind: A Series on Memory Loss. The first session will be held Thursday, March 22 from 6-7 p.m. at CHI Memorial Hospital Hixson’s Professional Office Building, 2051 Hamill Road, third floor conference room, in Hixson.
The topic will be “The Dementia Umbrella: Types of Dementia.” Alycia Cleinman, M.D., geriatrician with CHI Memorial Center for Healthy Aging, will lead the discussion. Dementia is a general term that describes a range of symptoms associated with a decline in mental ability that severely impacts a person’s daily life.
This educational series is free and open to everyone. An RSVP is requested by March 16. To sign-up, or for more information, call 423-682-8150 or email Adrian_Boyd@memorial.org.
"CHI Memorial Center for Healthy Aging specializes in geriatric medicine providing quality health care that helps you remain healthy and active. Providers focus on managing and treating complex age-related conditions including memory loss, fall and balance issues, and dementia-related behavioral problems," officials said.
Alycia Cleinman, M.D., is board-certified in geriatric and internal medicine. She is accepting new patients. CHI Memorial Center for Healthy Aging is located on the CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga campus, Memorial Missionary Ridge Medical Tower, 725 Glenwood Dr., Suite E-786, in Chattanooga.