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2024 Alzheimer’s and Dementia Series

2024 Alzheimer’s and Dementia Series

“Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia” with Dr. David Hutchings

[FRANKLIN, TN, April 11, 2024] Alzheimer’s and dementia expert Dr. David T. Hutchings kicks off the Williamson County Public Library’s 2024 Alzheimer’s and Dementia series on Tuesday, April 23 with “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia.” Alzheimer’s is not normal aging. It’s a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. Learn about the impact of Alzheimer’s; the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia; Alzheimer’s stages and risk factors. Dr. Hutchings will also focus on current research and treatments available to address some symptoms.

Dr. Hutchings’ program will be held in the Meeting Room at the Main Library in Franklin at 1:30 p.m. Register at or call the Reference Department at 615-595-1243.

Dr. Hutchings works with the Alzheimer’s Association and Alzheimer’s Tennessee on state and national levels for clinical education to practitioners and caregivers. He is a degreed and published specialist in geriatric neuropathology and dementias plus a nationally recognized lecturer whose clinical practice and research have led to keynote addresses at state and national organizations, as well as Duke, Vanderbilt, and other universities. In 2013 he developed clinical education articles on ALS for CNN and in 2019 was featured for a month on News Channel 5 discussing Alzheimer’s and dementia. He was named Columbia,
TN’s Business Person of the Year in 2021 for his contributions to the community and healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Hutchings serves as a faculty member of the John Patrick University department of Dementia/Alzheimer’s Medical program as well as co-chair for the university’s Cognitive and Memory Disorders Clinic.

The Alzheimer’s series runs April through October on the fourth Tuesday, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. and is presented in the Meeting Room at the Main Library in Franklin. All programs are free for anyone who would like to attend. For more information or to register, call the Reference Department at (615) 595-1243 or go to the Library’s website at

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The Williamson County Public Library System’s Main Library is in downtown Franklin at 1314 Columbia Avenue. Branches are located in Fairview, Bethesda, College Grove, Nolensville, and Leiper’s Fork. For more information about library programs or services, call (615) 595-1243 or visit Sign up to receive library events and announcements at The library can also be found on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, WordPress, and Twitter via @wcpltn. The views expressed in this program are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official policy, position, or opinions of the Williamson County Public Library System.


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