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Educating America Tour: Neptune, NJ

August 16 @ 10:00 am


HOPE Tower at Jersey Shore University Medical Center

19 Davis Avenue, 10th Floor

Neptune, NJ 07753

*Doors open at 9 am for continental breakfast & memory screenings*

*All events are in-person unless otherwise noted. Please do not register if you cannot attend IN-PERSON*



9:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET
Continental Breakfast and Memory Screenings available
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM ET
Welcome & About AFA

Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr.President & CEO, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

10:30 AM -11:15 AM ET
“Brain Health Awareness, It’s Never Too Early

Manisha Parulekar, MD, FACP, AGSF, CMD – Director, Division of Geriatrics, Hackensack University Medical Center; Co-Director, Center for Memory Loss, and Brain Health Associate Professor, Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine

11:15 AM -12:00 PM ET
“The Impact of Alzheimer’s Disease on Language, Cognitive and Swallowing Function

Josi Shimkus, MA, CCC-SLP – Inpatient Rehabilitation Manager & Speech Pathology Supervisor; Department of Rehabilitation, Hackensack Meridian Health

12:00 PM -12:45 PM ET
How to Age in Place Safely”

Linda Chinman Pollock, CAPS, CLIPP – Certified Aging in Place Specialist; Certified Living in Place Professional; Setting the Stage, LLC

12:45 PM ET
Closing Remarks


August 16
10:00 am EDT