Health First Presents Classes On Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

By  //  April 17, 2013

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HEALTHCARE NEWS

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Health First Aging Services and the East Central Florida Memory Disorder Clinic will present Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease.

The Health First Aging Institute is dedicated to improving the health and well being of older adults living on the Space Coast. The program is under the leadership of Dr. Rosemary Laird, MD, MHSA.

The Health First Aging Institute is dedicated to improving the health and well being of older adults living on the Space Coast. The program is under the leadership of Dr. Rosemary Laird, MD, MHSA.

The series of three classes is designed for teens (ages 13-18), children (ages 6-12) and parents/guardians, and will address possible concerns related to Alzheimer’s. Material will be shared in an educational format with interactive games and open discussion.

WHEN: Three classes will be held:
Saturday, April 27 (10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)
Saturday, May 4 (10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)
Saturday, May 11 (10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)

WHERE: Bright Star of Health First (located at 3661 S. Babcock St. in Melbourne)

The Health First Aging Institute is dedicated to improving the health and well being of older adults living on the Space Coast in Brevard County, Florida by increasing the availability of high quality geriatric care services across the care continuum. Our senior care and geriatric services have been helping seniors for over a decade.

Created in 2002 through the generous donations of the Cape Canaveral Hospital Foundation, the program is under the leadership of Dr. Rosemary Laird, MD, MHSA.  Ongoing support comes from the Health First Foundation.

ABOUT HEALTH FIRST

Founded in 1995, Health First is Central Florida’s only fully integrated health system and employs more than 7,500 people and has four hospitals (including Holmes Regional Medical Center, Palm Bay Hospital, Cape Canaveral Hospital and Viera Hospital). Health First Health Plans also offers a wide variety of health insurance plan options for Brevard and Indian River Counties. In addition, Health First is home to Brevard County’s only Trauma Center. Health First Medical Group is the largest multi-specialty physician group on the Space Coast. Health First offers numerous outpatient and wellness services, including four Pro-Health and Fitness Centers. Visit www.Health-First.org for more information.


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