Events Calendar

Upcoming at BID–Needham: Living with Alzheimers Community Presentation

February 2019
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  • Living with Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Living with Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders 2019-01-31 Location: The Dover Church, 17 Springdale Ave., Dover

    Living with or caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementia can be difficult, especially on the relationships in your life. This workshop will show a brief documentary about a couple living with Alzheimer’s, followed by a panel discussion that will address signs and symptoms, strategies for living with the disease, strategies for caregivers, and resources where you can turn for help. The session will end with a guided meditation and instructions for at-home meditation, an excellent stress relieving tool for caregivers. This workshop is free of charge and open to the public. Please RSVP to Dover COA at 508.315.5734 or via email at coa@doverma.org.

    Panelists:

    Dr. Epstein-Lubow, Hebrew Senior Life

    Mary Jane McGill, Avita of Needham and Alzheimer’s caregiver for 18 years

    Janet Jankowiak, Author and retired geriatric and behavioral neurologist

    Jess Rice, Founder, Jog Your Memory

    Panel Moderator & Contributor: Christine Bunnell, Alzheimer’s Association, MA & NH Chapter

    Meditation: Mary Jo Ricketson


    Brought to you by: The Dover Church, Dover Council on Aging, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham, Hebrew SeniorLife, Avita of Needham, The Alzheimer’s Association MA & NH Chapter, Jog Your Memory and Mary Jo Ricketson. 

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  • Eating Smart for a Healthy Heart with Dietitian Anna Perracchio, RD, LDN Eating Smart for a Healthy Heart with Dietitian Anna Perracchio, RD, LDN 2019-02-22 Location: Center at the Heights, 300 Hillside Ave, Needham

    Join dietitian, Anna Perracchio, RD, LDN, from Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham, to learn how to prepare tasty and healthy meals while making smart choices in your everyday diet. She will provide the guidelines for a healthy dietary pattern that will provide heart health benefits. Anna will remind you that eating is fun and will provide a demonstration on a heart healthy snack option that all can enjoy!

    The class is free and open to the public. Please call the Center at the Heights to register: 781-455-7555.

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  • Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You? Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You? 2019-02-27 Location: BID-Needham, 300 Chestnut Street, Needham, MA, 02492 (Conference Room B)

    Free Educational Program at BID-Needham 

    Rahul Gupta, MD, a fellowship-trained weight loss surgeon, will discuss the health risks of obesity, the effectiveness of weight loss surgery, different types of minimally invasive weight loss surgeries and support available after surgery.

    To register, call 617-313-1440 or visit www.bidmilton.org/weightloss

    Click here to read more in the Needham Times. 

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