Brainerd Memorial Library
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Is it Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia?  What do we do now?
Brainerd Memorial Library

Saturday, May 5, 1 to 2 pm
or call 860 345-2204.
This workshop presented by Mary Anne Corasaniti will introduce the participants to diseases that cause the symptoms of dementia, including those that are reversible with treatment as well as progressive illnesses.  In addition, we will explore the signs of dementia, the stages of progressive dementing illnesses, communication skills, strategies for coping with the disease, updates on current research and local resources.
Mary Anne Corasaniti is a graduate of Le Moyne College and continued her studies in Human Development at the University of Texas at Dallas.  She retired from the Alzheimer’s Association following ten years as the Executive Director of the Central New York Chapter. Prior to joining the Alzheimer’s Association, she was the Director of the Onondaga County Elder Abuse Program.
Ms. Corasaniti is a trainer for Hunter College’s  Brookdale Center on Healthy Aging and Longevity, where she trains New York State Adult Protective Workers on issues of Self Neglect, Social Isolation, Elder Abuse, Mental Health Issues, Hoarding and Aging.  She serves on the NYS Child and Family Services Adult Abuse Committee for the annual Training Institute and co-chairs the Vera House Elder Justice Committee.
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