Alzheimer’s group holding dementia symposium in SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A discussion on caring for people affected by dementia is scheduled for Columbia.

On Friday, the South Carolina chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is holding a symposium at the Columbia Conference Center.

The daylong program features a keynote address from Melanie Bunn, a nurse with decades of experience caring for people with dementia.

There are also discussions planned on driving safety and dealing with probate court issues, as well as medication and research updates. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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