Local Event for Caregivers

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter)'s Community Forum on Alzheimer's: Awareness, Education and Research

Date(s): 
06/04/2016
Location: 
Salvation Army Kroc Corps Community Center, 650 Dudley Street, Dorchester, MA 02125
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

The MA/NH Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will be holding a Community Forum on Saturday, June 4, 2016 (8:30am - 2pm) for the public to learn more about the latest research on advances in Alzheimer's disease from a number of experts -- including Drs. Dorene Rentz and Jonathan Jackson of the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.

The program is free, and complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided.

More information may be found at:  www.alzmass.org/forum/

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH) Chapter

Tel:  617-868-6718

The Longest Day: Open House at the MGH Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

Date(s): 
06/20/2016
Location: 
MGH Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, MGH East, Building 149, 13th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Members of the public are invited to tour the imaging facilities of the renowned Athinoulas A. Center for Biomedical Imaging located at the Massachusetts General Hospital's Charlestown Navy Yard campus on the 'longest day' (June 20) of 2016!

The event will be held from 10am - 4pm, with presentations on Alzheimer's disease and related topics by members of the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, and an all-day poster session. Complimentary boxed lunches will also be available.

For more information, please visit:

www.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu/news/20160603/martinos-center-host-open-house-pa...

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

The Longest Day Event

Email: longestday [ at ] martinos [dot] org

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter): 2016 Spring Research Forum

Date(s): 
03/23/2016
Location: 
Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, 33 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA 02421
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Join Drs. Brad Hyman, Brad Dickerson and Dorene Rentz of our Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center for a presentation on the latest cutting-edge research in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

A reception will start at 6pm, followed by a panel discussion at 7pm.

More information regarding registration for the event may be found at www.alzmass.org/researchforum/

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter)
Tel:  617-868-6718

The Essentials of Living and Aging: Workshop 1 -- Are You or Someone You Love Worried About Memory?

Date(s): 
03/05/2016
Location: 
Grove Hall Library, 41 Geneva Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02121
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Members of our Center's Outreach Core and clinicians will be at the Boston Public Library's Grove Hall branch to present an update on Alzheimer's disease research, conduct free memory screenings, and answer any concerns that you may have on memory loss.Lunch will also be provided.

More details about the event is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
Available for social workers. Please contact event organizer for details!
Contact Person(s): 

Tamy-Fee Meneide

Tel:  617-643-0143

Black Lives Matter..In Research Too: A Conversation on Our Past, Present and Future

Date(s): 
02/20/2016
Location: 
John A. Shelburne Community Center, 2730 Washington Street, Roxbury, MA 02119
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Come join us on a conversation on why being involved in clinical research is important for minorities/under-served communities!  Our presentation will feature Dr. Jonathan Jackson of our Center's Outreach Core, and lunch will be provided.

More information about the event is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Tamy-Fee Meneide

Tel:  617-643-0143

The McCourt Foundation Presents: New Advances in the Clinical Course and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease (2016)

Date(s): 
03/12/2016
Location: 
Newton Marriott Hotel, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02466
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This free educational event is sponsored by the McCourt Foundation and will feature Drs. Dennis Selkoe and Dorene Rentz on the latest advances in the clinical course and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

The program will start at 10am, and refreshments will be provided.

More information may be found at www.mccourtfoundation.org/events/educational-updates.html

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Denise Arrondo

The McCourt Foundation

Tel:  617-872-2056

2nd Annual Latino Caregiver Event

Date(s): 
10/31/2015
Location: 
Lawrence Council on Aging, 155 Haverhill Street, Lawrence, MA 01840
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

The Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH chapter) is sponsoring the 2nd annual Latino Caregiver Event that will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 9am - 12:30pm at the Lawrence Council on Aging. The event will feature Dr Yakeel Quiroz of the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center as Keynote Speaker, information tables, refreshments, raffles and prizes, and limited respite care by advance reservations.

More information is attached!

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Pati: 9768-946-1254

25th Annual Matthew & Marcia Simons Research Symposium on Alzheimer's Disease

Date(s): 
10/15/2015
Location: 
Westin Waltham Hotel, 70 3rd Avenue, Waltham, MA 02451
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This event is hosted by the Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter) and will feature Claudia H. Kawas, MD, as she presents a lecture on "Lessons from the Oldest - Old:  The 90+ Study". Dr. Kawas is the Al and Trish Nichols Chair in Clinical Neuroscience, Professor of Neurology, Neurobiology & Behavior, and the Clinical Core Director of the Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (MIND) at the University of California, Irvine.

Registration for the event will start at 6:00pm, and the program begins at 7:00pm.  Parking is complimentary, and a coffee/dessert reception will follow the lecture.

More information may be found at www.alzmass.org/simons/

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter)

Telephone:  617-868-6718

From Care to Cure: An FTD Education Event

Date(s): 
11/13/2014
Location: 
Westin Waltham Boston hotel, 70 3rd Avenue, Waltham, MA 02451
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

The MGH Frontotemporal Disorders Unit will present a day-long educational event for caregivers and family members of those affected by frontotemporal degeneration. A registration/resource fair will begin at 9am, followed by a presentation on research update from 10am - 12pm, and workshops (1:30pm - 3pm) to be led by professionals in the field.

A light breakfast and lunch will be served.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Liz Lynch

Tel:  617-643-2847

Email: ealynch1 [ at ] partners [dot] org

Still Alice: Understanding Alzheimer's

Date(s): 
06/16/2015
Location: 
O'Keefe Auditorium, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

The author (Dr. Lisa Genova) of Still Alice, a New York Times bestseller, will present a lecture on Alzheimer's disease and her book. A Welcome Reception will be held at 5:30pm, with a Program Introduction starting at 6pm.

All guests who RSVP (by calling 617-643-6302) will receive a complimentary copy of Still Alice.

This program is hosted by the MGH Geriatric Medicine Caregiver Support Program.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Barbara Moscowitz, MSW, LICSW

Email:  bmoscowitz [ at ] partners [dot] org

Tel:  617-643-6302

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