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Alzheimer’s disease takes center stage at Nazareth College as Keith A. Harrington of the Rochester Alzheimer’s Association speaks on Wednesday, February 1, in the Nazareth Shults Center Forum at 7:00 p.m. This is event is free and open to the public, sponsored by the Gerontology Club and the Sigma Phi Omega Honor Society. The title of the lecture is: The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. Harrington will speak about Alzheimer’s disease, present an overview on dementia, and will also provide different approaches to improve communication with those who are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. For more information, contact David Steitz, Director of Gerontology at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donations will be collected prior to the lecture for Alzheimer’s care, support, research, awareness, and advocacy. Donations will be presented to the Alzheimer’s Association on the evening of the event. Those who donate will be entered to win a raffle basket.
Founded in 1924, Nazareth College is located on a close-knit, suburban campus in the dynamic, metropolitan region of Rochester, N.Y. The College offers challenging academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs in health and human services, education, and management. Nazareth's strong cultures of service and community prepare students to be successful professionals and engaged citizens. The College enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students.