San Clemente Villas by the Sea to Host March "Myths, Fallacies & Facts on Dementia" Presentation

Collaborating Presenters: Neurologist Dr. Ali Elahi and Gerontologist Dr. Jane L. Mahakian
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SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. - Feb. 20, 2014 - PRLog -- San Clemente Villas by the Sea (SCV) co-owner Aileen Brazeau is pleased to announce that it will host an informative presentation on Tuesday, March 12, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at San Clemente Villas by the Sea.  The presentation offers local families and professionals critical information from two Orange County dementia experts: Dr. Jane L. Mahakian, Ph.D. and neurologist Dr. Ali Elahi.

“We are honored to have these two prominent neurology and gerontology experts present this topical Dementia and Alzheimer’s topic here at San Clemente Villas by the Sea,” said Aileen Brazeau.  “Dr. Mahakian is a dedicated, caring and exceptional geriatric professional, and Dr. Elahi is one of the nations’ most highly regarded neurologists specializing in this field,” Brazeau concluded.

Event attendees will learn the latest updates about Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia.  Dr. Mahakian and Elahi will impart their own experiences and reveal innovative breakthroughs in person-centered care known to greatly improve the experience of a friend or loved one. This informative presentation will not be offered again in the area. To learn more, call Dr. Mahakian at 949-212-4105 or email:

About San Clemente Villas
San Clemente Villas by the Sea (SCV) in Orange County, near Dana Point and San Juan Capistrano in San Clemente, Calif., a full service senior living retirement community offering active independent and assisted living. Providing full-service assisted living to those over the age of 65, SCV owners Paul and Aileen Brazeau founded facility in 2002 on property adjacent to Saddleback Memorial Medical Center. Today the facility includes an 85˚ heated pool, a formal and casual dining room, on-site game room, full library, fitness center, beauty salon and movie theater. Operated as monthly rentals, SCV's units include assorted amenities includinga 22-unit specialized Alzheimer’s wing with one-on-one, 24-hour specialized care, regular activity programs, expansive and secure outdoor recreation area, and private dining room.  For more information call 949-489-3400, or email: or visit:

About Jane L. Mahakian, Ph.D., MFT
Dr. Jane L. Mahakian has a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology with a specialty in geriatrics.  She is the President of Aging Matters, Inc, a Geriatric Care Management company in South County that specializes in working with older adults with memory loss and their families. For 10 years, Dr. Mahakian served as Director of the Elder Care Program at the University of California San Francisco. Her professional experience and expertise in assisting the older person with a dementia and their families is now available to the community at large.  Dr. Mahakian's website is and blog posts are available at

About Dr. A. Elahi
Neurologist A. Elahi founded and was named the Medical Director of Orange County Neurology in Mission Viejo In 2005. Dr. Elahi began his study of Neuroscience at UCLA and the University of Pittsburgh. In 1996, he attended University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine where he earned his medical degree. Specializing in neurology, Dr. Elahi's spent his residency training at the University of Iowa Hospital; and also trained with world-renowned neurologists including Dr. Harold P. Adams, Jr. and Dr. Jun Kimura. Dr. Elahi developed a keen interest in stroke and neuromuscular disorders and was certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN).  As an expert, lecturer and renowned speaker, Dr. Elahi gained national recognition in two television appearances for Public Broadcasting Service’s American Health Journal in 2005 and 2006 on “Alzheimer’s Disease”. In the past several years, Dr. Elahi has been an invited speaker on topics including: “Cryptogenic Stroke, “Non-Convulsive Seizures and EEG Monitoring in the ICU”, Carotid Stenting Versus Carotid Entdarterectomy”, “Migraine Headaches”, and “Guillain-Barré Syndrome”.  Contact Dr. Elahi at: 949-365-9128.

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