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Jul 20 2009

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Free talk on aging and dementia Sept. 1

Hear psychiatrist Steven Rubin talk about “Autumn Leaves: Aging With and Without Dementia” in a Volunteer Educational Talk at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1.

The one-hour talk, presented by Senior Outreach Services of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, will be in the  Laxalt Auditorium of the Nelson Building, 401 W. 2nd St., Reno.

Dr. Rubin will talk about how memory changes with age and the biological and psychological changes that confront us all during our transitional years. There will also be discussion of managing dementia with and without medication.

Volunteer Educational Talks are free and open to anyone. Respond by August 28 to Sina Ward, 784-7506 or

Come early, at 9:30,  and meet others  over a cup of coffee or tea. The talk will start at 10 and last about an hour.

Parking: Free parking is available for this event in the metered city lot on the east side (right side as you face the front) of the Nelson Building, 401 W. 2nd St., Reno.

Bonus: Hear about a free weatherization program available to lower-income seniors.

Dr. Rubin is a board-certified geriatric psychiatrist who practices in Reno. His areas of expertise include managing developmentally disabled young adults, assessing and treating cognitive, mood and behavioral geriatric declines, and treating acute and chronically unstable psychiatric illnesses.

He serves on the Nevada State Medicaid Drug Review Board and various ethics committees for state and local medical associations. He is the author of Autumn Leaves, Aging With and Without Dementia and speaks nationwide to clinicians on adult and geriatric psychiatric issues.

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