Navigating Your Healthcare: Tips and Tools for the Empowered Patient

Presented by Ailene Gerhardt

Navigating today’s healthcare system is complex and often overwhelming. Being an empowered patient means: Knowing the ways to advocate for oneself and loved ones Being comfortable asking questions Becoming knowledgeable about health information, medical conditions, and treatment options You will leave this talk feeling confident and well informed as you approach current or future health…

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Memory, Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia 2019: Reasons for Hope

Reception, Talk & Discussion with Dr. Robert Stern

An interactive presentation covering the basics of normal memory, Alzheimer’s disease and related neurodegenerative disorders, including important warning signs, steps towards prevention, and the latest research. Join Dr. Robert Stern for an educational presentation combining humor and science, with questions and answers to follow. Dr. Robert Stern is Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anatomy &…

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Opening Minds through Art

Artists’ Reception & Art Sale

Opening Minds through Art (OMA) is an art program that is founded on the principle that people who are living with dementia are highly capable of creative expression. Come check out the latest creations as part of this program! For more information, call Patti Barrows at 617-731-8500. All are welcome.

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Happiness is a Choice You Make: Lessons from a year among the oldest old

Talk & Discussion with John Leland

What’s the secret to living a fuller, more content life? For John Leland, the answer came from an unexpected place: from the lives of six people age 85 and up. He expected them to educate him in the hardships of old age. Instead, they taught him lessons of resilience, gratitude, purpose and perspective that apply…

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