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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 sinaw@unr.edu.

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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Jun 18 2009

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Director of volunteer programs appointed

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Please be advised that the search for the Project Director, Volunteer Services position at the Sanford Center for Aging at the University of Nevada, Reno has been terminated due to the current budget reductions affecting the university.

Ms. Carole Anderson, a current UNR employee, has agreed to transfer from Human Resources to serve as the director for the coming year. Ms. Anderson will be responsible for leading and enhancing the fine work that the RSVP, Senior Outreach Services and Legacy Corps programs currently provide. She is a very capable and talented individual with many years of experience who will enable the university to continue the service that these programs provide to the community. We appreciate your continued support of the Sanford Center for Aging and the senior community.

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