A Workshop on Prevention of Dementia was Held in Orel

 
On November 27, 2018, a Workshop on prevention of dementia was held in the framework of the pilot project “Fathers and Children” in Orel . The event  was aimed at raising awareness of health care and social care professionals of the Oryol region on reducing the risk of dementia and improving the quality of life of people with dementia.
The seminar was held in the framework of the Russian National Comprehensive Interdisciplinary and Interdepartmental Program for the Prevention, Early Detection, Diagnosis and Treatment of Cognitive Disorders in the Elderly until 2025, prepared by the Russian Association of Gerontologists and Geriatrics with the support of the Ministry of Health of Russia. The program is developed on the basis of an integrated interdisciplinary and intersectoral approach, which assumes the existence of deep interconnections and cross-cutting elements covering various activities, including coordinated services provided by the health and social welfare sectors, as well as non-profit organizations and the real economy.
 
 
The event was organized by the Union for Mental Health of Russia with the support of the Administration of the Oryol region.
The Governor of the Oryol Region Andrei Evgenievich Klychkov addressed the seminar participants with a welcoming address.
Presentations were made by: Elen Mkhitaryan, Associate Professor of the Department of Aging Diseases, Head of the Laboratory of Neuroheriatrics and Cognitive Disorders of the Russian Gerontological Scientific and Clinical Center of the Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, MD; Andrey Ilnitsky, Deputy Director of the Gerontology Medical Research Center, Head of the Department of Therapy, Geriatrics and Anti-Aging Medicine at the Federal Medical-Biological Agency, a member of the IAGG Board, MD, Professor; Marat Kurmyshev, Deputy Chief Doctor of the Alekseev Psychiatric Clinical Hospital № 1, Ph.D., Kirill Pratchayev, Research Director of the Gerontology Medical Research Center, Head of the Department of Palliative Care and Long-Term Care at the Federal Medical Biological Agency, MD, Professor.
The discussion was led by Ivan Zalogin, Head of the Oryol Region Health Department; Irina Gavrilina, Head of the Department of Social Protection of the Oryol Region; Olga Pilipenko, Rector of the Turgenev Oryol State University; and Olga Pazyna, Director of the Union for Mental Health of Russia.

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