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Doreen Monks: A Neuroscience Nurse Got Early-Onset Alzheimer’s— Here’s How She’s Making a Difference Now

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm PDT

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On Friday, April 12th at 12 p.m. PT/3 p.m. ET former neuroscience nurse practitioner and Alzheimer’s advocate Doreen Monks joins Being Patient Live Talks to discuss her experience with diagnosis and her path towards advocacy. 

As she shared in her previous live talk with us, Monk was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s in 2016 at age 63, after which she became dedicated to sharing her story and working with organizations like Voices of Alzheimer’s, US Against Alzheimer’s, and the Alzheimer’s Association. Leveraging her background in neuroscience, specifically focusing on stroke care, management, prevention and treatment, she uses her voice to reduce stigma around Alzheimer’s and promote education around the disease. 

RSVP to learn more about her diagnosis and how she is using her medical background to educate others about Alzheimer’s disease.

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Date:
April 12
Time:
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm PDT
Cost:
Free

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Being Patient

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Doreen Monks: Destigmatizing Alzheimer’s Disease with Education and Advocacy

On Friday, April 12th at 12 p.m. PT/3 p.m. ET former neuroscience nurse practitioner and Alzheimer’s advocate Doreen Monks joins Being Patient Live Talks to discuss her experience with diagnosis and her path towards advocacy. 

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