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FREE Memory Screenings in Recognition of World Alzheimer's Day
Release Date: September 17, 2012

The Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services in partnership with Newton Medical Center will offer seniors a one-hour educational program "Keeping Your Mind Sharp." FREE Memory Screenings will be performed by a qualified health care professional from Newton Medical Center.

FREE Memory Screenings in Recognition of World Alzheimer's Day

(Newton, NJ) - The Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services in partnership with Newton Medical Center will be acknowledging World Alzheimer's Day, Tuesday, September 25, 2012, by offering seniors a one-hour educational program "Keeping Your Mind Sharp." FREE Memory Screenings will be performed by a qualified health care professional from Newton Medical Center.

The event will take place at the E. Louise Childs Library, 21 Sparta Road, Stanhope, NJ. Memory Screenings will take place from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. "Keeping Your Mind Sharp" will be presented by a HealthEASE Educator from the Division of Senior Services at 2 p.m. for the convenience of those who would like to attend before or after their memory screenings.

The results of the screening do not represent a diagnosis. Individuals who score poorly or those with normal scores but are still concerned are advised to follow-up with their physician or another qualified healthcare professional. Results of the Memory Screening are strictly confidential.

To schedule a Memory Screening or register to attend the "Keeping Your Mind Sharp" presentation, please contact the Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services by phone at 973-579-0555 ext. 1221, by fax at 973-579-0550 or by email: seniorservices@sussex.nj.us.

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A program of the Department of Human Services, Stephen R. Gruchacz, Administrator, Division of Senior Services, Lorraine Hentz, Division Director, One Spring Street, Newton, N.J. 07860 Office Hours: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Phone 973-579-0555 Fax 973-579-0550 seniorservices@sussex.nj.us

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