Monday talk to be
about Alzheimer’s

Star-Bulletin staff

"Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach to Alzheimer's and Dementia" will be discussed by Dr. Zhan Wentao from 10:30 a.m. to noon Monday at the Boy Scouts of America-Aloha Council, Presidents Room, 42 Puiwa Road, near the Queen Emma Summer Palace on Pali Highway.

A professor and expert on traditional Chinese medicine in Yunnan, China, Zhan says China has relatively small numbers of Alzheimer's disease cases compared with the Western world.

He will discuss causes, prevention and treatment strategies from a traditional-medicine perspective and the role of nutrition for prevention and after diagnosis.

He will describe activities for people with dementia that achieve success, and will take questions from the audience.

Zhan is a member of the Council of China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Council of China Association of Acupuncture. He also is a consultant to the China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine Emergency and president of the Chinese Medicine Association of Yunnan.

His talk is free but donations are welcome. For reservations or information, call 591-2771.

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