Montefiore Fall Newsletter 2014
MESSAGE FROM LAUREN B. ROCK, PRESIDENT AND CEO: STRATEGIC PLAN HIGHLIGHTS
For over 20 years, Montefiore has instituted a strategic planning process involving board members and leadership staff working together to set priorities, focus resources and engergy, strengthen operations and ensure that employees and other stakeholders are working toward common goals and outcomes. The planning process is just that — a plan, a “roadmap” that can adjust or change the organization’s direction in respond to a changing enviornment. And, as you know firsthand, healthcare and senior living has changed dramatically …(Click on the newsletter link above for more… )
RABBI’S MESSAGE: “TO LIVE WITH PASSION”
Early morning, May 10, 1940, Nazi panzers staged the invasion that Europeans feared but were unprepared for. Hitler’s forces fiercely attacked Holland, France, Belgium and Luxemburg and the English people finally realized that Churchill’s warnings about Germany’s growing military strength were right all along. Chamberlain resigned. Winston Churchill was finally …(Click on the newsletter link above for more… )
RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY FOR MALTZ HOSPICE HOUSE AND PALLIATIVE CARE PAVILION
This past June, over 150 guests gathered to celebrate and tour our beautiful new Maltz Hospice House and Palliative Care Pavilion at a ribbon-cutting ceremony. As donors and guests walked through this stunning new 10,000 square foot pavilion, (Click on the newsletter link above for more… )
PROGRAMS & SERVICES INQUIRY FORM NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE!
Learning about utilizing our programs and services is now only a click away! Log on to www.montefiorecare.org /inquiry and request information… (Click on the newsletter link above for more… )
“Navigating the Memory Maze… Pathways to Dementia Decision-Making”
Monday, September 15, 2014
Keynote Address: Dr. James B. Leverenz
Director, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
“Cutting Edge Treatments”
Dr. Leverenz holds the Joseph Hahn, MD Endowed Chair of the Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute. Prior to assuming his current position, he was Professor of Neurology at the University of Washington. There he was an investigator in the NIH funded Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. His primary clinical and research interests are aging-associated neurological disorders, with particular focus on Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.
Dr. Barbara Messinger-Rapport
M.D., Ph.D.,FACP, CMD
“Dementia Assessment/Delaying Progression”
Dr. Messinger-Rapport is Montefiore’s Medical Director and Director, Center for Geriatric Medicine for the Cleveland Clinic. She is an Associate Professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.
Dr. Lori Stevic-Rust
Ph. D, ABPP
“Psychosocial Aspects of Dementia Behavior”
Dr. Stevic-Rust is Montefiore and The Weils’ dementia care consultant. She is a board-certified Clinical Health Psychologist and Director of Integrative Medicine and Senior Services for Lake Health.
Dr. Rebecca R. Schlachet
“Psychiatric Manifestation of Dementia and Pharmaceutical Intervention”
Dr. Schlachet is Montefiore’s psychiatry consultant. She is affiliated with University Hospitals Case Medical Center and University Hospitals Richmond Medical Center
Enjoy a musical afternoon with Steve Greenman and the Klezmer Ensemble. Concluding with a lovely Havdalah service and refreshments. For more information contact Rabbi Joel Chazin at 216.910.2522.
Special thank you to the Sid and Betty Blumenthal Family Music Fund and the anonymous donor for sponsoring this event.