Willow Springs Hosts Alzheimer’s Awareness Program

BRICK – Join Willow Springs Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center for Alzheimer’s Disease: The Disease With Two Victims, on Thursday, April 19.

The keynote speaker of the event will be Joshua R. Shua-Haim, M.D., FACP, AGSF, CMD, Professor of Medicine. Shua-Haim is the Medical Director of the Dementia Care Unit at Willow Springs. He is also currently the President and CEO of Mid Atlantic Geriatric Association. Dr. Shua-Haim has a private geriatric practice in Manchester Township, NJ and Ocean, NJ. He is a Professor of Medicine and attending physician at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, NJ and Ocean Medical Center in Brick, NJ. Dr.

This event is for families, caregivers, nurses, social workers, healthcare agencies, or anyone that wishes to learn more about the Alzheimer’s disease. The talk will discuss the origins, process, and stages of the disease, current and future medical expectations, and how to plan for the future.

The schedule for the event follows:

  • 12 p.m.: Registration and lunch
  • 12:30 p.m.: Opening remarks and introductions
  • 12:45 p.m.: The Power of Music: Fran Pannella (Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey)
  • 1:30-3 p.m.: Keynote speaker, Dr. Shua-Haim
  • 3 p.m.: Coffee and tour

This event will be held at 1049 Burnt Tavern Road, Brick. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required as seating is limited.

For more information or to register, contact Kathy Kimm at 732-840-3700 or KKimm@willowspringsrehab.com. Respite services will also be available for caregivers at the event. Respite services must be reserved ahead of time.