SeniorBridge Presents Dr. Peter Rabins Author of "The 36-Hour Day" at Lecture and Book Signing
(NAPLES, FL) - March 19, 2009
Peter Rabins, MD, MPH, an internationally-known expert on psychiatric disorders in the elderly and co-author of the book "The 36-Hour Day," and author of "Getting Old Without Getting Anxious" will deliver a talk on advances in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Rabins, Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Program at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, serves on the Professional Advisory Board of event sponsor SeniorBridge. The lecture and book signing is free to the public. It will take place on Thursday, April 23 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, located at 250 Sixth Street South, Naples. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m.. Call (239) 594-5004 for reservations or email mronquillo@SeniorBridge.com, as space is limited.
The event is being presented by the Naples office of SeniorBridge, a specialized organization that manages chronic care in the home and other settings.
"Dr. Rabins has focused his career on the study of psychiatric disorders in the elderly, and was one of the first researchers to examine the interactions between quality of life in both patients and caregivers," said SeniorBridge Chief Professional Officer, Claudia Fine. "In keeping with SeniorBridge's commitment to remaining in the vanguard of thought, ensuring quality of life and providing premium in-home care, we are pleased to have him here to share his important ideas with caregivers and health professionals in southern Florida - where this issue is of particular importance."
"The 36-Hour Day" was the first comprehensive book about Alzheimer's disease for the layperson. "Getting Old Without Getting Anxious" was the first book to help the millions of older Americans who suffer from anxiety disorders find relief and healing.
SeniorBridge, founded in 2000 and with offices throughout the United States, is a provider of care at home for clients who have complex chronic health conditions. The company's unique approach addresses the total well-being of clients and their families through a comprehensive program that includes assessment, planning, service coordination, advocacy and direct care by a multidisciplinary team led by a geriatric care manager. The full range of services is personalized according to the level of need and preference. The SeniorBridge program is especially beneficial for patients with complex problems, including chronic, multiple medical illnesses and memory disorders such as Alzheimer's disease; patients who require close oversight and management of care.
SeniorBridge is a knowledge-based professional organization that benefits from the support of its advisory board of internationally known experts on geriatric issues. Its corporate headquarters is located at 845 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022. For further information, visit www.seniorbridge.com.