Assemblywoman Rhoda Jacobs [http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/Rhoda-Jacobs/] is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America [http://www.alzfdn.org/] to offer free and confidential memory screenings to neighbors next Wednesday, July 23, from 10am to 2pm. The screenings will be held at the legislator’s district
Source: JohnnyBarker / FlickrSheepshead Bites would like to congratulate Jeanine Grimaldi for getting her essay, “In Grandmother’s Alzheimer’s, Another Lesson in Family,” published in the New York Times’ From Our Children special feature. Jeanine is an occasional contributor to Sheepshead Bites, penning several essays on Alzheimer’s disease including
The New York Memory Center (199 14th Street) held a Valentine’s Day dance last night for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease [http://nymemorycenter.org/resources/what-is-alzheimer’s/], and their families. For more information on the monthly Memory Arts Cafe [http://nymemorycenter.org/memory-arts-cafe/], which is always free and
The following was submitted by Sheepshead Bay resident Jeanine Grimaldi, whose family wrestles with the effects of Alzheimer’s disease every day. Alzheimer’s disease, a form of dementia, affects an estimated 5.4 million Americans. Although this disease is most commonly known for its major symptom — memory loss — it
This year's Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's, on the Coney Island Boardwalk. (Source: Jeanine Grimaldi)The following was submitted by Jeanine Grimaldi, a Sheepshead Bay resident whose family wrestles with the effects of Alzheimer’s every day. November starts Alzheimer’s Awareness month, a disease that affects more than 5.
State Senator Marty Golden’s office is spreading the word about a special book signing and informational session for anyone interested in caregiving for those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and memory disorders (some emphasis added): > Dessert with the Authors Booksigning with Drs. Rosemary Laird & James Huysman, Opening remarks by