Long Island Alzheimer’s Association 5th Annual Hispanic/Latinx Symposium
Alzheimer’s Association Long Island Chapter
Hear from experts in the Hispanic community on Alzheimer’s and dementia.
A FREE event for caregivers, community members and professionals.
Light refreshments will be served.
You are invited to the Long Island Chapter’s fifth annual Hispanic/Latinx Symposium about the impact of Alzheimer’s disease in the Hispanic/Latinx community.
Hear from experts in the Hispanic community on Alzheimer’s and other dementia at this free event for caregivers, community members and professionals. Light refreshments will be served. To register, click here.
8:30-9 a.m.: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9 a.m.: Welcoming Remarks
9: 05 a.m.: Introductions from Diversity Advisory Committee
9:15 a.m.: Presentation on ‘Memory loss: Normal or Not? Warning signs, evaluation process and recommendations’ by Jesus Lehi Garcia, M.D. Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, NYU Langone Long Island School of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics.
9:45 a.m. Q&A
10 a.m.: The Caregiver’s Journey by Mrs. Magali Roman, Caregiver.
10:15 a.m.: Presentation on ‘The Role of Bilingualism and Literacy as Potential Factors of Resilience Among Hispanics,’ by Miguel Arce Rentería, PhD. Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Columbia University Medical Center, Department of Neurology.
10:45 a.m.: Q&A
11 a.m.: Break
11:15 a.m.: Effective Communications Strategies, Alzheimer’s Association.