Monthly Education Meeting


Monday, August 14
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Topic:
Communication and Dementia

Speaker:
Amy Torres, Director of Training, CaringKind

  • Discover strategies for effective communication
  • Learn how communication changes in all stages
  • Explore verbal and visual cues that can be used to improve connection

Register: please call our 24-hour Helpline (646) 744-2900.


Monday, September 11
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Topic:
Genetic Counseling for Dementia: Should I Be Tested?

Speaker:
Jill S. Goldman, MS, MPhil, CGC, Genetic Counselor,
Taub Institute, Columbia University Medical Center

  • Learn about genetic forms of dementia and the genes that cause them
  • Understand the process of genetic counseling and the benefits, risks, and limitations of genetic testing
  • Analyze family histories for genetic risk

Register: please call our 24-hour Helpline (646) 744-2900.