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Cop2Cop Networking Breakfast November 19, 2010

Friday, November 19, 2010
8:30am - 11:30am • BRMC Auditorium

With recent tragic events, it is an important time to get together and talk about programs, services and resources that offer support to our peers, families, and neighbors.
Registration Required

RSVP by November 12, 2010 to Marla Klein by telephone 201.634.2693. or by email mklein@co.bergen.nj.us

This free program is sponsored by the Community Health Improvement Partnership (CHIP), Cop2Cop, Care Plus NJ Inc. and Bergen Regional Medical Center (BRMC)

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease November 29, 2010

Monday, November 29, 2010
8:30am – 11am • BRMC Auditorium
Breakfast will be provided.

Register for this free CEU seminar online or call 201.225.7141

Presenter: Sally Buonomo, RN, BSN, CCM
Clinical Liaison / Geriatric Specialist, Bayada Nurses

Seminar Highlights:

An in-depth summary of Alzheimer’s Disease, comparing and contrasting the different forms of dementia: history, clinical features, implications, treatment, behavior, progression, caregiving and resources. For laymen and professionals, a look into a complicated disease process affecting older adults as a primary or secondary diagnosis.

2 CEUs for Nurses and Certified Case Managers

This free program is sponsored by the Foundation at Bergen Regional Medical Center

Depression Elderly and the Holidays December 7, 2010

Tuesday, December 7, 2010
1 – 3pm • BRMC Auditorium
Lunch will be provided.

Register for this free seminar online or call 201.225.7141

Presenter: Marc Schnitzer, M.H.A.
Director, Community Liaison Program, Bayada Nurses

Seminar Highlights: This presentation discusses depression, with a focus on understanding depression during the holiday season. Participants will learn about depression triggers, signs, and symptoms; as well as diagnosis and treatment options. Participants will also gain a better understanding as to how to talk to someone who may be depressed, and how to manage what is known as the “holiday blues.”

This free program is sponsored by the Foundation at Bergen Regional Medical Center

Caring for Patients at the End-of-Life December 9, 2010

Caring for Patients at the End-of-Life
Facing an Uncertain Future Together

Thursday, December 9, 2010 • 9am – 1pm
BRMC Auditorium. Lunch will be provided. Register online for this free seminar or call 201.225.7141. Download a flyer.

Topics to be Discussed:

  • How we die in New Jersey: Past, Present, Future. 
  • Talking the talk: What to say, How and When. 
  • Beyond Advance Directives. 
  • Transitions: Aggressive Treatment,
    Palliation, Hospice.
  • Praying for Miracles. Are there any limits?
    Should there be?
  • End-of-life options: Experimental Therapy,
    “Double Effect,” Sedation, DNR/DNH.
  • And additional topics.

This free program is sponsored by the Foundation at Bergen Regional Medical Center

Food Drive to Benefit CFA's Snack Pack Program

Center For Food ActionFood Drive for The Center for Food Action’s Weekend Snack Pack Program

On Going Donations Accepted

Many children who receive free or reduced priced school meals are left without adequate nutrition on the weekend and holiday breaks. The Center for Food Action’s Weekend Snack Pack program hopes to fill this gap by providing healthy, kid-friendly and easy to prepare foods to children at risk of hunger.

BRMC is hosting a food drive to support this program. If you would like to donate any of the following items, please bring them to the Public Relations office or call Susan Burkhardt at 201.967. 4615.

100% Juice Boxes
Applesauce cups
Small boxes of raisins
Small cans of vegetables with ‘pop-top’ lids
 
Pudding cups
Shelf packaged milk
Small boxes of cereal
Instant oatmeal packets
Granola bars
Packed crackers and cheese
 
Fruit Cups
Tuna or canned chicken
Soups with meat or beans
Mac and cheese in microwavable packets
 
Please remember that Kid Friendly Snacks must be individually packaged, small and light enough to carry, no glass jars, shelf-stable microwavable and nutritious.