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Free "Understanding Dementia" Program Offered by NYU Winthrop Hospital
March 26, 2018

Mineola, NY – NYU Winthrop Hospital’s Division of Geriatric Medicine is offering a free lecture sponsored by the NYU Winthrop Judith Haas Fund; "Beyond the Basics: Understanding Dementia" on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 7 PM in the NYU Winthrop Research and Academic Center located at 101 Mineola Blvd., Mineola N.Y. in room G-018A. This lecture is open to the community and is especially worthwhile for those caring for a loved one with dementia. The program will feature guest speaker Melanie Bunn, RN, MS, who will cover the following topics:

  • The basics of dementia – understanding the effects of the disease on the brain and how it influence approaches to care.
  • Understanding the challenges of care by understanding the perspective of the person suffering from dementia.
  • Positive approaches to care that can easily be shared with other family members.

Space is limited. To reserve your place for this free lecture or for more information, please contact Linda Martinez, LCSW at 516-663-8220 or email us.