Events

October 14, 2018

Join in a discussion With Dr. Karin Schon, PhD on how important exercise is for you and how it improves brain function, thinking, memory, and mood, as well as how it can reduce falls and dementia. There will be an interactive workshop where you will learn how to do exercise safely and correctly.

Check out the attached flyer to learn more! 

September 25, 2018

The movie The Genius of Marian will be presented at our Conversations with Caregivers series on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 (5:30pm - 7pm), followed by dicussions with the daughter (Devon Angelini-White) of the movie's protagonist (Pam White) and the Chief of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry at McLean Hospital (Dr. Brent Forrester). This Education Series is sponsored by the Dementia Caregiver Support Program of the Massachusetts General Hospital's Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine. More information is attached.

September 18, 2018

This discussion and book signing event will discuss Greg O'Brien's story.  O'Brien was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s and writes about living with the disease, not dying with it through hope, faith, and humor.  See the link below for more information:

http://www.butler.org/memory/upload/MAPObrienPoster.pdf

September 16, 2018

The third annual Jog Your Memory 5K will take place on September 16th.  80% of proceeds will go tot he Cure Alzheimer's Fund, the other 20% will go to local families in need.  To find out more, check out the Jog Your Memory 5K's website:

http://www.jogyourmemory5k.org/

September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12th, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Lenore Jackson-Pope, Co-Director of Primary Care Outreach at the Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment and the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center will present "A World Without Alzheimer's Disease".  This is a research based talk explaining the work which is being done to find a cure, as well as the importance of participating in memory research. 

September 8, 2018

The Mattapan Community Health Center is hosting a health fair on Saturday, September 8th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. The event will include free health screenings from various organizations as well as music, food, and a raffle. Stop by to check out the MADRC table where we will have information about our memory studies.

This event is free and open to the public.

September 8, 2018

Dementia Friendly Day is having an event for all ages on Saturday, September 8th, from 10 am - 1 pm! Learn about different resources that will help make a Dementia Friendly Community.  There will be live music, food, children's activities and more. See below for more details! 

August 30, 2018

This free event with giveaways will include a hands-on cooking demonstration and information on how different foods impact your health.

See the attached flyer in English or Spanish for more information!

August 30, 2018

Thursday, August 30th, from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm Lenore Jackson-Pope, Co-Director of Primary Care Outreach at the Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment and the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center will present "A World Without Alzheimer's Disease".  This is a research based talk explaining the work which is being done to find a cure, as well as the importance of participating in memory research. 

August 18, 2018

Join us on August 18th from 10am-12pm at the Tabernacle Baptist Church for a health fair.  Binta Barry of the Alzheimer's Association will speak about Alzheimer's disease.  

August 14, 2018

The Resource Specialist of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)'s Memory Division (Ms. Cassandra Lund, MSW, LCSW) and the Program Director of the MGH's Dementia Caregiver Support Program (Ms. Susan Rowlett, LICSW) will describe the community resources available for caregivers of individuals with dementia. Their presentation will be held from 5:30pm - 7pm on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.

This Education Series is sponsored by the Dementia Caregiver Support Program of the MGH's Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine.

More information is attached.

August 11, 2018

Ms. Marsha Jackson, MSW, a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker will present a workshop about mental health disorders, sponsored by the St. John's Women Auxiliary.  This free workshop will address how to help ourselves, our neighbors, and our community members who are suffering with mental illness.  

Please see the attached flyer for more information!

July 18, 2018

Lenore Jackson-Pope, Co-Director of Primary Care Outreach at the Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment and the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, will present "A World Without Alzheimer's Disease", a research based talk.  To RSVP, please email rjames@corcoranmgmt.com 

 More information is attached.

July 17, 2018

The Regional Manager of the Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter) -- Ms. Christine Bunnell, MSW, LICSW, CDP -- will describe the services that are available from the Association and how they may help caregivers of individuals with dementia. The presentation will be held from 5:30pm - 7pm on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. 

This Education Series is sponsored by the Dementia Caregiver Support Program of the Massachusetts General Hospital's Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine.

More information is attached.

June 23, 2018

The NAACP Boston Branch is launching a collaboration with McLean Hospital to help expand the reach of its award-winning campaign, "Deconstructing Stigma: A Change in Thought Can Change a Life," within communities of color. Join us for this free event!

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Bruce C Bolling Municipal Building (2300 Washington St, Roxbury, MA 02119)

 

To RSVP, visit deconstructingstigma.org/naacp

 

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