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Reading & Discussion Group for Adults with Memory Loss

Please join us for an exciting and innovative program for adults that may be experiencing challenges with memory. Reading and conversation support the brain and helps us to connect with others, in particular for those with memory challenges.

This one-hour in-person session is also an opportunity for families and/or care partners to have some respite time enjoying the other services at the library.

This group meets on the First Thursdays of the Month throughout the fall at 3:00pm in Meeting Room #1.

Upcoming dates are:

  • September 1
  • November 3
  • December 1

Regstration is recommended, but not required. To register, call facilitator Danielle Micale at 732-390-6897.

 

ABOUT THE FACILITATOR

Danielle Micale, MHA, LNHA, CTRS, CDP, CADDCT, CDCM is currently the Director for the Department on Aging here in East Brunswick Township.  Prior to this appointment, Danielle served as a Training and Consultation Specialist with Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care’s Research and Training Institute & the COPSA Institute for Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders, including a focus on older adults, long term care, mental health and Alzheimer’s and dementia.  Since 1995, she has worked in brain trauma, assisted living, Alzheimer’s/dementia care, adult day care, case management, mental health and nursing home administration.  Danielle received her BA degree in recreational therapy and psychology and her MS degree in health care administration.  She is a licensed nursing home administrator, a certified therapeutic recreation specialist, a certified dementia practitioner, a certified dementia case manager and a nationally certified Alzheimer’s disease and dementia trainer.  Danielle is the past recipient of the Garden State Woman of Year Award for her commitment to community involvement as well as the Circle of Honor Advocacy Award from the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter.  Ms. Micale also continues to serve as an Alzheimer’s Ambassador and Advocate for the 12th Congressional District through the Alzheimer’s Association.