2014 Remember This Lecture Series

2014 Remember This Lecture Series


Two free seminars address crucial topics in dementia and memory care for professional and community caregivers.

Remember This!

This expert series on memory care is sponsored by the Hurwitz Lecture Fund. Programs take place at the Landow House Theater, 1799 E. Jefferson Street, Rockville, Maryland. A light supper is available at 5:30 pm; presentations begin at 6 pm. Each program offers one CEU for social workers. For more information, contact Jill Berkman: Tel. 301.816.5052; Email berkman@hebrew-home.org

Tuesday, March 11 at 5:30 pm

Antipsychotics and Dementia: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Families and caregivers often ask what benefit might be derived from antipsychotic medications in treating the symptoms and behaviors that accompany memory loss. Join us to learn about the efficacy and risks associated with antipsychotic use in older adults, strategies for appropriate use, and non-pharmacological alternatives.
 
Speaker: Elizabeth Galik, Ph.D., CRNP
Dr. Galik specializes in the medical and neuropsychiatric care of older adults. She is an associate professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, where she teaches in the adult and geriatric nurse practitioner program. Dr. Galik also maintains a clinical practice in dementia symptom management at Copper Ridge and Sheppard Pratt.


Tuesday, April 8 at 5:30 pm

How to Boost Your Memory and Brain Performance — at Any Age
Research shows our brain has the capacity to grow and become stronger at any age. Dr. Fotuhi, an engaging and dynamic lecturer, will teach you how to incorporate the results of recent scientific discoveries in your daily life in order to improve your memory, think more clearly, and enhance your confidence about your brain function today.
 
Speaker: Dr. Majid Fotuhi, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Fotuhi received his M.D. cum laude from Harvard Medical School and his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He heads clinical and scientific programs at NeurExpand Brain Health Center and teaches at both Johns Hopkins and Harvard Medical Schools. His clinical research has focused on brain neurochemistry and on finding effective ways to prevent memory loss and dementia.




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Our newest residence for memory care and assisted living, Cohen-Rosen House, focuses on very personal solutions in a supportive environment. Call 301.816.5050 for more information about private accommodations, creative programming and thoughtful support for the entire family. 


 

 

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