Events

November 25, 2019

The Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (MADRC) is pleased to announce that it will hold its inaugural symposium that highlights Dr. John Growdon’s ongoing contribution to the fields of memory disorders & movement disorders.

The full-day event will be held in the MGH Simches’ 3rd Floor Conference Room from 9am – 5pm on Monday, November 25, 2019, and will feature Keynote Speakers & MGH Neurology investigators who had trained with Dr. Growdon! The 2 Keynote Speakers will include Dr. Rogers M. Nitsch (Alzheimer’s disease) & Dr. Michael A. Schlossmacher (movement disorders), both of whom had worked at the MGH in the past.

Other MGH Neurology presenters at the symposium will include Drs. Jasmeer P. Chhatwal; Mark W. Albers; Alberto Serrano-Pozo; Stephen N. Gomperts; Michael A. Schwarzschild; Todd M. Herrington; Teresa Gomez-Isla; Nutan Sharma and Reisa Sperling.

If you are interested in attending the symposium, please RSVP at http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=4pxhl4lab&oeidk=a07... by Wednesday, October 30, 2019.

Symposium Contact: Liang Yap (lyap@partners.org)

November 19, 2019

Join Brad Dickerson, MD -- the Director of the MGH Frontotemporal Disorders Unit -- from 5:30pm - 7pm on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 as he discusses why it matters to identify an early diagnosis of dementia. Seating is limited, so please call 617-724-0406 to RSVP.  Light refreshments will be served.

This event is presented by the Dementia Care Collaborative Caregiver Education & Support Program offered by the MGH's Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine.

November 18, 2019

Join Juliet Jacobsen, MD -- the Medical Director for the Continuum Project at the MGH Division of Palliative Care & Geriatric Medicine -- for a talk on how patients and family members can cope with serious illnesses. Advice on how to begin conversations about the future of illnesses with family members and clinicians while maintaining hope will also be addressed.

Please call 617-724-7352 for more information about the talk. 

This event is presented by the Dementia Care Collaborative Caregiver Education & Support Program offered by the MGH's Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine.

October 15, 2019

Join Marie Pasinski, MD-- an MGH neurologist who had authored "Beautiful Brain:  Beautiful You" & "Chicken Soup for the Soup:  Boost Your Brain" -- from 5:30pm - 7pm on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 as she discusses how caregivers can cope successfully with stress. Seating is limited, so please call 617-724-0406 to RSVP.  Light refreshments will be served.

This event is presented by the Dementia Care Collaborative Caregiver Education & Support Program offered by the MGH's Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine.

September 17, 2019

Join Juliet Jacobsen, MD, DPH -- the Medical Director of The Continuum Project -- from 5:30pm - 7pm on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 as she discusses how caregivers can begin having diffiult conversations with their families and healthcare teams. Seating is limited, so please call 617-724-0406 to RSVP.  Light refreshments will be served.

This event is presented by the Dementia Care Collaborative Caregiver Education & Support Program offered by the MGH's Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine.

June 20, 2019

Join Katie Brandt, MM -- the Director of Caregiver Support Services at the MGH Frontotemporal Disorders Unit -- from 5:30pm - 7pm on Tuesday, June 20, 2019 as she discusses how caregivers may take better care of themselves. Seating is limited, so please call 617-724-0406 to RSVP.  Light refreshments will be served.

This event is presented by the Dementia Caregiver Support Program offered by the MGH's Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine.

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May 16, 2019

Join attorney Steven M. Cohen from the Pabian & Russell, LLC firm from 5:30pm - 7pm on Tuesday, May 16, 2019 as he discusses the legal & financial planning issues that caregivers should be aware of after their loved ones have received a dementia diagnosis. Seating is limited, so please call 617-724-0406 to RSVP.  Light refreshments will be served.

This event is presented by the Dementia Caregiver Support Program offered by the MGH's Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine.

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April 18, 2019

Join social worker Barbara Moskowitz (LICSW) from 5:30pm - 7pm on Tuesday, April 18, 2019 as she discusses the next steps that caregivers should be aware of after their loved ones have received a dementia diagnosis. Seating is limited, so please call 617-724-0406 to RSVP.  Light refreshments will be served.

This event is presented by the Dementia Caregiver Support Program offered by the MGH's Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine.

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March 20, 2019

Join Dr. Erin E. Stevens (MGH's Geriatric and Palliative Care Physician) from 5:30pm - 7pm on Tuesday, March 20, 2019 as she discusses the differences between normal aging & dementia for caregivers. Seating is limited, so please call 617-724-0406 to RSVP.  Light refreshments will be served.

This event is presented by the Dementia Caregiver Support Program offered by the MGH's Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine.

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January 15, 2019

Join Joel Salinas, MD, MBA, MSC --- Unit Chief of the MGH's Henry & Allison McCance Center for Brain Health from 5:30pm - 7pm on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 as he discusses brain heatlth for caregivers of individuals living with dementia. Seating is limited, so please call 617-724-0406 to RSVP.  Light refreshments will be served.

This event is presented by the Dementia Caregiver Support Program offered by the MGH's Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine.

December 1, 2018

Please joing the NAACP Boston Branch and the Greater Boston Association of Black Social Workers for a two-part workshop on understanding aging and dementia, care for the caregiver, legal nuts and bolts, and more!

Space is limited! Please register for the event here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-essentials-of-living-and-aging-series-t...

See the attached flyer for more information. 

November 17, 2018

Please join the NAACP Boston Branch and the Greater Boston Association of Black Social Workers for a two-part workshop on understanding aging and dementia, care for the caregiver, legal nuts and bolts, and more!

Space is limited! Please register for the event here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-essentials-of-living-and-aging-series-t...

See the attached flyer for more information. 

November 7, 2018

Dr. Kathryn Papp will provide an overview of cognitive aging and Alzheimer's disease, focusing on modifiable risk factors for dementia. This program will review current research in diet, mindfulness, sleep, exercise, and social and cognitive activities, and will also explore the lifestyle changes you can make today to maximize your brain health for the future.

See the attached flyer to learn more.

November 2, 2018

Join us in hearing Jonathan Jackson, PhD provide the latest information on how the brain changes in healthy aging as well as in Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). Moreover, the presentation will address common questions related to genetic risk of AD, the differences between AD and dementia, what treatments are just over the horizon, and what you can do to keep your mind sharp in later years. 

To learn more: https://www.town.sturbridge.ma.us/council-aging/events/59073

November 1, 2018

Join speaker, Dorene M. Rentz, PsyD, at the Mattapoisett Council on Aging for a showing of the compelling PBS documentary "Can Alzheimer’s Be Stopped?"

It is one of the greatest medical mysteries of our time, as the disease strikes at the core of what makes us human: our capacity to think, to love and to remember. This film includes what researchers are doing to find a cure and the role people play in participating in clinical trials.

Click here to learn more: https://www.mattapoisett.net/council-aging/events/66163

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