The Alzheimer's Association Rochester and Finger Lakes Region will connect all 10 counties it serves with experts, specialists and Alzheimer's Association staff in a series of education sessions.
The Alzheimer’s Association Rochester and Finger Lakes Region will connect all 10 counties it serves with experts, specialists and Alzheimer’s Association staff in a series of education sessions. The events will provide information on topics related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
The first session will provide Updates in Research and take place on Monday, Jan. 23, from 3 – 5 p. m. Special presenter Dr. Anton P. Porsteinsson, director, University of Rochester Alzheimer’s Disease Care, Research and Education Program, will present the latest findings in Alzheimer’s research, what studies are underway locally, and how you can get involved. The session will be available at area sites including:
In Monroe County: The Brightonian, 1919 Elmwood Ave., Rochester; Hill Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1550 Empire Boulevard, Webster; The Highlands at Pittsford, 100 Hahnemann Trail, Pittsford; Jewish Home of Rochester, Goldberg Center, 2021 South Winton Road, Rochester
In Ontario County: Ontario ARC, 2071 County Complex Drive, Hopewell
In Wayne County: Wayne County Nursing Home & Rehab Center, 1529 Nye Road, Lyons
In Yates County: The Living Well, 121 East Elm Street, Penn Yan
For more information or to register call 585 760-5400 or toll free at 800 272-3900. Three more education topics will be presented by a team of experts including physicians, neurologists, behavioral specialists, researchers and attorneys throughout the spring.
For more information about Alzheimer’s, visit the Alzheimer’s Association at alz.org/rochesterny or call 585.760.5400 or toll free at 1.800.272.3900.