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Cape Memory Care To Welcome National Alzheimer’s Expert, Dr. Laurel Coleman, to Present Alzheimer’s Discussion

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CAPE ELIZABETH, ME (April 02, 2014) Cape Memory Care, Maine’s leading Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias program, is excited to welcome national Alzheimer’s expert, Dr. Laurel Coleman, for an in-depth Alzheimer’s discussion on Wednesday, April 16th at their Scott Dyer Road location. Cape Memory Care is a affiliate Woodlands Senior Living community.

The event will kick off at 5:30pm with refreshments, followed by the presentation beginning at 6:00pm. The discussion will help families and friends learn how Alzheimer’s disease can change a loved one’s behavior and help them face the special challenges that come with the disease.

“Cape Memory Care has always prided ourselves on providing the highest level of care and expertise to Maine’s Alzheimer’s community,” said Peter Baker, Executive Director. “We are thrilled to partner with Dr. Coleman to provide a detailed and unique perspective on Alzheimer’s to all who are impacted in the community.”

Dr. Laurel Coleman served eight years on the National Board of Directors of the Alzheimer’s Association and is also a former board member of the Maine Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association. She specializes in care of persons with dementia and works at Maine Medical Center’s Geriatric Clinic and with CMMC’s Palliative Care Team. She was nominated to serve on President Obama’s Alzheimer’s Advisory Council and is in her second term as the chair of the Clinical Care Committee focusing on improving care for persons with dementia, increasing awareness of the disease, and developing a workforce that is dementia capable.

All are welcome to attend the presentation. Please RSVP by April 9th by calling 207.553.9616 ext. 5120 or emailing joneill@woodlandsalf.com. More information can be found at www.capememorycare.com.

About Woodlands Senior Living:
Woodlands Senior Living is a family-owned and Maine operated company, headquartered in Waterville that has been recognized as having Maine’s premier Senior Living communities since 1996. With locations in Cape Elizabeth, Hallowell, Waterville, Rockland and Brewer, each campus offers residents warm, compassionate and personalized care in separate and distinct residential care facilities, specialized Alzheimer’s care residences (Cape Memory Care), and, in Waterville, independent living apartments.