Alzheimer conference for family caregivers

Newton Medical Center, Oct. 21

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NEWTON — Alzheimer's New Jersey – in conjunction with Atlantic Health System - Newton Medical Center, United Way of Northern New Jersey, and Sussex County Division of Senior Services, Aging and Disability Resource, Connection/ADRC — will present an educational program for family caregivers on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Atlantic Health System, Newton Medical Center – Romano Conference Center. There is no fee for attending this program; however, registration is required. To register, please call Alzheimer's New Jersey at 888.280.6055.

Conference Details

This conference will offer four featured presentations: “Alzheimer’s Disease: Caregiving Strategies” presented by Heather Roman, MSW, LCSW, Programs and Services Coordinator, Alzheimer’s New Jersey; “Managing Medication in Alzheimer’s Care” presented by Michael Botros, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist, Newton Medical Center; “Understanding Medicare Part D Prescription Programs” presented by Diane Friedberg, BS, MA, Senior Program Development Specialist, Aging Sussex County Division of Senior Services; and “Your Will Be Done!” presented by Mark J. Hontz, Esq., Attorney, Hollander, Strelzik, Pasculli, Hinkes, Wojcik, Gacquin, Vandenberg & Hontz, L.L.C..

The Atlantic Health System - Newton Medical Center – Romano Conference Center is located at 175 High Street, Newton, NJ 07860.

About Alzheimer's New Jersey

Alzheimer’s New Jersey, founded in 1985, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing programs and services to New Jersey families that are impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and dementia and helping to advance research for a cure. Formerly known as Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter, our new name – Alzheimer’s New Jersey - reflects our commitment to individuals and families in our local communities. Over 500,000 New Jerseyans are struggling to cope with the daily challenges of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

Alzheimer’s New Jersey offers Education and Training programs, Family Support Groups, the Respite Care and Wellness Program, a toll-free telephone Helpline, Always Safe, Care Consultations and the Clinical Trial Connections program. With our new name, our dedication to local programs and services is stronger than ever.

For more information about Alzheimer's disease or Alzheimer's New Jersey, please call 973.586.4300, or visit the Web site at

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