Join us for our community-wide event
“Dementia: Seeing it Through the Eyes of the Person”
Presented by Dementia Expert
Dr. Lori Stevic-Rust
Monday, April 27, 2015
Montefiore’s Maltz Auditorium
- What does a diagnosis of dementia really mean to you and your family?
- How dementia affects not only the memory, but mood, behavior and personality.
- What different types of behaviors mean and how to best manage them.
- Decision-making – When is it no longer safe to be at home alone, to drive or manage finances?
- What to do when a loved one says, “I’m fine” and refuses help.
Learn how you can get involved and make a difference at Montefiore! Come to the Montefiore Volunteer Open House! We match volunteer opportunities to your skills, interests and schedule!
For more information, please call Marissa Gelender, volunteer coordinator, at 216.910.2566.
Current Volunteer Opportunities Include:
- Wheelchair Transport
- Office Work
- Posh Nosh Cafe Cashiers
- Friendly Visitors
- MoMart Gift Shop Sales Help
Monday, January 19, 2015 at 2:30 pm
Keynote address by Alex Johnson speaking on
“”The Impact of Martin Luther King’s Legacy on Self Fulfillment ”
Dr. Alex Johnson will deliver the keynote address entitled, “The Impact of Martin Luther King’s Legacy on Self Fulfillment” as part of Montefiore’s annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 19, 2015 at 2:30 pm in Montefiore’s Maltz Auditorium (One David N. Myers Parkway, Beachwood, OH).
As president of Cuyahoga Community College, Dr. Alex Johnson focuses on strengthening the college’s 50-year mission of providing high-quality, accessible and affordable educational opportunities and services. Since becoming president in July 2013, he has promoted access, equity, success and completion for the nearly 60,000 credit and non-credit students who attend Tri-C’s four campuses and other locations throughout Cleveland suburbs.
Dr. Johnson currently serves locally on the boards of the United Way of Greater Cleveland, Hospice of the Western Reserve, Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE), Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, IdeaStream, Playhouse Square, MAGNET, and the Greater Cleveland Partnership.
He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including The Frank G. Jackson Visionary Award, Pittsburgh Business Times CEO of the Year, and the Simon Green Atkins Distinguished Alumnus Award from Winston-Salem State University.
In addition to Dr. Johnson’s presentation, there will be special musical performances by members of Bedford High School’s Madrigal Singers under the direction of Gary Kaplan and by Montefiore’s Keynote Staff Choir.
Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Rabbi Joel Chazin at 216. 910-2522.
This event is made possible by the generous support of
The Malcolm and Helene Zucker Endowment Fund of The Montefiore Foundation.
MESSAGE FROM JEFFREY DAVIS, CHAIR, THE MONTEFIORE FOUNDATION: SUPPORTING OUR MISSION
Having lived in Cleveland my entire life, I remember driving past Montefiore on Mayfield Road when we visited my grandparents on Pryor Road or on our way to Park Synagogue in Cleveland Heights. Fast forward many years, I am honored to chair The Montefiore Foundation Board.
Most of us have a connection to Montefiore, be it a grandparent, parent, aunt or uncle who has experienced the wonderful care Montefiore provides. My connection is my uncle Herschell who spend six years…(Click on the newsletter link above for more… )
RABBI’S MESSAGE: “EBOLA AND HANUKAH: SOMETHING IN COMMON”
It would seem unusual to link the terrible plague of Ebola with our very joyous celebration of Hanukah, which begins Tuesday evening on December 16. But there is a major linkage: Both testify to the tremendous impact of a single individual.
In 1976, the Ebola virus was not even heard of. Thanks to the heroism of a young scientist– working on viruses in Antwerp– Ebola, as a possible plague was discovered. The scientist, Peter Piot, was from Belgium. Not only did he isolate the virus…(Click on the newsletter link above for more… )
JOIN MONTEFIORE FOR AN EXCLUSIVE FILM SHOWING OF “GLEN CAMPBELL…I’LL BE ME”
In 2011, music legend Glen Campbell set out on a unprecedented tour across America. They thought it would last 5 weeks, instead it went for 151 spectacular, sold-out shows over a triumphant year-and-a-half across America.
What made this tour extraordinary was that Glen had recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. He …(Click on the newsletter link above for more… )
THE WILLENSKY RESIDENCE EXPANDS!
Due to community needs for quality memory care, we are pleased to announce The Willensky Residence is expanding and adding five new studios and two suites. Call Kristen Morelli at 216.910.2323 for a tour and more information. Call now! Rooms filling up fast!