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An Evening at The Cary Theater

Monday, April 15, 2024

Cash bar will open at 6:00PM for snacks, beverages, and socializing

at BREW@TheCary, adjacent to the Cary Theater lobby


  • “Enough is Enough! Why is there no effective treatment for Alzheimer’s disease and what can we do about it.”

Dr. Carol Colton, Professor of Neurology, Duke University Medical Center

  • Advancing the Prevention and Treatment of AD by 2025”

Dr. Kathleen Welsh-Bohmer, Professor of Psychology & Neurology,

Duke University Medical Center

  Dr. Colton is an Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Harrington Scholar and an Alzheimer’s Association Zenith Fellow. Recently, Dr. Colton has begun to apply their research to clinical treatment for Alzheimer’s disease in humans. Dr. Welsh-Bohmer oversees over 200 psychologist at the Joseph and Kathleen Bryan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Duke. Dr. Welsh-Bohmer and her team have actively designed programs to aid both persons with AD and their caregivers.   SPECIAL GUEST: Mark Hensley with the NC Division of Aging & Adult Services for NC Dept. of Health & Human Services and Director of “Project C.A.R.E.” (Caregiver Alternatives to Running on Empty) Rotarian, Rick Carnagua, District 7710 C.A.R.T. Chairman, will deliver an update on C.A.R.T.   **No cost for admission; attendees will have the opportunity to contribute to C.A.R.T.