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Rhode Show Interview

Tune in to WPRI 12 Eyewitness News on Friday, September 19th at 6:00 PM for an Alzheimer's segment with Mike Montecalvo for the Walk to End Alzheimer's. And on Monday, September 22nd  at 9:00 AM watch the Rhode Show interview with Alzheimer's Executive Director, Donna McGowan.

Join us on Sunday, September 21, 2014 for the Walk to End Alzheimer's in Newport at Salve Regina University at 12 Noon for registration and the Walk at 1:00 PM.

Join us on Sunday, September 28, 2014 for the Walk to End Alzheimer's in Pawtucket at Slater Memorial Park at 8:00 AM for registration and the Walk at 9:00 AM.

 

Alzheimer's Luncheon - Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Rhode Island Hospital and the Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute is hosting a luncheon on Alzheimer's and Memory Disorders. The session will take place on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at the Omni Providence Hotel, 1 West Exchange Street in Providence in the hotel's South County Room. The program will highlight the Rhode Island Alzheimer's Disease Prevention Registry, provide an overview of a recent clinical trial and research being conducted in Rhode Island and communicate the vast resources available at Rhode Island Hospital for patients and families impacted by Alzheimer's disease and other debilitating memory disorders. Guests will be reimbursed for parking expenses when they use the Rhode Island Convention Center parking garage and enjoy a complimentary buffet lunch.

Reservations are required due to space limitations. If you would like to attend, please reserve your seat by September 15, 2014 by contacting Emily McDaniel at 401-444-6511 or via email at emcdaniel@lifespan.org.

 

Rhode Island Public Health Association Annual Meeting - Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Rhode Island Public Health Association will be holding their Seventeenth Annual Meeting on Wednesday, October 15th from 5:30pm to 8:30 pm at the Airport Radisson Hotel, 2081 Post Road, Warwick, RI.  The speaker will be Dr. William W. Pendlebury, M.D. and the topic is "The Public Health Impact of Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: Challenges and Opportunities." To register go to: http://www.ripha.org/2014-annual-meeting . Click here for more information.

 

Collaboration

The Alzheimer's Association Rhode Island Chapter is proud to collaborate with Living Rite Centers. The Centers are grant-funded and coordinate services among Rhode Island communities. The overall goals are improving health, well-being and employment for individuals with Alzheimer's disease, dementia and one or more chronic condition while decreasing unnecessary emergency room care and allowing participants to continue to live in the least restrictive environment. Please click here to view the brochure.  For enrollment, contact the Alzheimer's Association at 1-800-272-3900 or the Living Rite Centers in Cranston at 401-228-3960 or www.accesspointri.org or in Woonsocket at 401-229-9700 or www.sevenhills.org.

 

 

 

 

 

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Call 1-800-272-3900 or contact Bella Garcia at agarcia@alz.org

 

 

 

 

 

   
   
   
   

 

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