Monthly Education Meeting

Meeting topics change monthly based on questions received from caregivers. Past topics have included: Partnering withYour Doctor, Activities for People with Dementia, Managing Challenging Behaviors, and Early Stage Issues.

Upcoming Monthly Meeting

Monday, October 17

Topic: Lewy Body Dementia: One of the Most Common Dementias You’ve Never Heard Of

Speakers: Norma Loeb, Founder & Executive Director, Lewy Body Dementia Resource Center of New York

Judith C. Ahronheim, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, New York Medical College

  • How is LBD different from Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease?
  • Why is it often misdiagnosed?
  • What kind of support is available for caregivers in NYC?

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

Monday, November 14

Topic: “What’s That Supposed to Mean?” Communication and Dementia

Speakers: Lauren Volkmer, LMSW CaringKind

  • Learn how to detect changes in communication at different stages of dementia.
  • Find out which visual and environmental cues can support daily activities.
  • Uncover verbal and non-verbal ways to communicate.

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