Hebrew Health Care to Hold a Free Memory Screening Day

November 11, 2014, West Hartford, CT- As an ongoing initiative to raise awareness of different forms of dementia and to educate individuals about the importance of early detection of memory problems, Hebrew Health Care will be holding a free Memory Screening Day* on November 18, 2014 from 10:00am until 4:00pm at our main campus located at 1 Abrahms Boulevard in West Hartford.  
    
These screenings will be free, individualized and confidential.  There is no appointment necessary and all are encouraged to come.  Along with a free screening, there will be fall prevention/balance screenings, cognitive rehabilitation screenings, brain healthy snacks, and brain stimulating activities.  We will also provide free information about the services and supports we offer to assist people with memory problems.  A mini-support group will begin at 2:00pm.  If you are unable to attend on the 18th, please contact Pamela Atwood, Director of Dementia Care Services to schedule your free memory screening by calling 860-920-1810 or emailing patwood@hebrewhealthcare.org.

Hebrew Health Care is a non-profit, non-sectarian health care provider featuring a full spectrum of integrated and seamless in-patient; out-patient and community based geriatric services to meet the needs of older adults in the Greater Hartford community. Hebrew Health Care is committed to providing comprehensive care of the elderly. Not simply saying it, not simply building it, HHC does it – every day, every week, every year, for over 100 years. Hebrew Health Care’s commitment to the elderly in the Greater Hartford area is unparalleled and is the foundation on which our reputation for excellence is based. 

Hebrew Health Care is comprised of the following service affiliates:

The Hospital at Hebrew Health Care
Hoffman SummerWood Community
Hebrew Health Visiting Nurses
Hebrew Health Hospice
Hebrew Health Assisted Living Services
Hebrew Health Adult Day Services
Hebrew Rehabilitation Group
Connecticut Geriatric Specialty Group
The Gene and Anja Rosenberg Hebrew Home and Rehabilitation Center

* National Memory Screening Day is an annual community initiative spearheaded by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. Screenings do not diagnose, but can be helpful in determining whether a medical evaluation would benefit an individual with some memory deficits. Extensive studies have shown that these screenings are of value to those who participate in them.

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