Friends Life Care’s VigR Program Presents: Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Forms of Dementia: Diagnosis, Research, Care Coordination and Estate Planning Issues

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Every 66 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s. By mid-century, the number of new cases is projected to double.

Alzheimer’s impact is growing and so is the need for reliable resources to help you deal with the disease which is why as part of Friends Life Care’s VigR™ philosophy, we invite you to join our experts for the first of a series of panel presentations: Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Forms of Dementia: Diagnosis, Research, Care Management and Estate Planning Issues.

Meet the panel:

Cherian Verghese, MD, MRCPsych (UK): Cherian Verghese is the Principal Investigator at Keystone Clinical Studies, Norristown, PA and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Temple University. With a background in academic psychiatric research, he is a Key Opinion Leader in the field of drug development for psychiatric disorders and novel psychiatric medications. Dr. Verghese is leading a cutting edge, global clinical trial which is seeking treatments for Alzheimer's disease.

E. Nego Pile, Esq.: Nego Pile is a practicing attorney whose focus includes elder law, real estate law and estate planning. He joined Intervention Associates in 2013 as guardianship manager. In this position, he leads and oversees all guardianship, trust, power of attorney and representative payee accounts. He is a graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law and is a member of the Pennsylvania and Montgomery Bar Associations.

Gail Tomarchio, MA, LPC, BCC: Gail is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Board Certified Coach, and a certified yoga instructor. She joined Friends Life Care in 2012 as Director of Wellness Initiatives. Her expertise comes from years of studying human behavior, the Dimensions of Wellness, positive psychology, and habit change and integrating this information into every aspect of her work. Gail has also presented workshops on various wellness topics, written articles for wellness newsletters and an article on the positive role of mindfulness in the workplace.

Joyce McNally, RN, CMM: Joyce has been a Care Coordinator with Friends Life Care for the past 15 years. Prior to joining FLC, she worked in a renal dialysis center and hospice. Joyce has a BS in Human Services, specializing in gerontology, and is certified for Case Management.

We look forward to seeing you February 15th from noon to 1:00 pm for this complimentary lunch and learning.