PMC Presentations at Surrey Services for Seniors

Penn Memory Center clinicians will speak at Surrey Services for Seniors on the third Fridays in the months of February, March, April, and May 2015. Talks will include an overview of brain aging, a discussion on diagnosing memory, healthy brain aging, and caregiver issues.

Surrey Services for Seniors  is a non-profit organization offering comprehensive resources, services and activities in Broomall, Devon, Haverford and Media, PA. Their mission is to help older adults live at home with independence and dignity and continue as active members of the community.

Please register for these lectures online at  http://surreyservices.org/events/penn-memory-program-alzheimers-dementia-overview.

Following is the schedule of talks that Penn Memory Center clinicians will deliver:

 

Friday, April 17, 2015 from 9:30 a.m.– 11:00 a.m.

Cognitive Aging and Cognitive Fitness: a Proactive Approach, Dawn Mechanic-Hamilton, Ph.D.

How can we maximize our cognitive health as we age? We will review the changes expected with typical aging and how we can use compensatory strategies and changes in behavior to maintain cognitive health.

 

Friday, May 15, 2015 from 9:30  a.m. – 11:00 a.m 

Caring for the Dementia Caregiver: Promoting self-care to achieve better outcomes for the person with dementia, Felicia Greenfield, LCSW

Family caregivers of people with dementia are at increased risk of adverse health including increased stress, anxiety and depression. Self-care for the caregiver is essential for improving not only the health and well-being of the caregiver, but of the person with dementia as well.

 

The Penn Memory Center will have information about programs, services and research participation on site.

Lectures are free to the public and are held at:

Surrey Services for Seniors

60 Chestnut Avenue

Devon, PA 19333

610-647-6404

Please register for these lectures online at  http://surreyservices.org/events/penn-memory-program-alzheimers-dementia-overview.