Please join us for a day at the Long Island Museum to discover the vast and enriching opportunities available for individuals living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of memory loss. This daylong conference will feature highly recognized speakers in the field, who will discuss the social connections and engaging collaborative art programs available on Long Island and the greater New York area.
This event is free of charge and is intended for healthcare facilities, professional caregivers, family care partners and art, history and cultural organizations that are looking to find meaningful ways to further connect with this community through the arts. Lunch is included and participants are invited to stay for Q & A session following the presentations.
The following topics will be discussed:
Collaboration and Community – Nancy Burner, Esq., Certified Elder Law Attorney, Founder and Managing Partner of Nancy Burner & Associates, P.C.
Alzheimer’s diagnosis, resources & support groups – Darlene M. Jyringi, MPS, Program Director, Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease Stony Brook Medicine Neurosciences Institute
Music and Memory – Robin Lombardo, CTRS, CDP, Regional Director of Music and Memory
Visual Arts for People with Dementia and their Caregivers – Carolyn Halpin-Healy, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Arts & Minds
Memory Café – Lori Maldavir, M.M., Day Haven Adult Day Services Manager of Program Development and Government Relations
Making Memories at the Movies and Through the Arts in Huntington – Marcy Rhodes, Social Worker, LMSW and Special Educator.