Presentations and Community Partnering: 2015

This List is constantly being updated.  If you do not see a talk you are interested in or something that fits your schedule, come back often.  If you attended a talk, or missed a talk, contact us for pdf of talk, if available.

February 23, 2015

  • Dr. Lopez will present, “Sleep Disorders.”
  • Calusa Chapter, Florida Psychological Association
  • CEU for Psychologists
  • Mind and Brain Care: 6442 Commerce Park Dr #1, Ft Myers, FL 33966
  • 6:00 p.m.
  • MUST RSVP, call Mind and Brain Care if any questions 239-768-6500

March 4, 2015

  • Dr. Mabel Lopez will Host 2015 Symposium on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia
  • Cohen Center Ballroom, FGCU
  • RSVP required (239) 437-3007.
  • Event is free for non-CE seekers, lunch will be provided, CE seekers will be charged a fee TBD
  • Registration begins 7:30a.m. event 8:30-4:00pm.

The Bernard P. Sweeney Lecture: Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Lewy Body Dementia: Symptoms, Pathology and Mechanisms – James Galvin, MD, MPH

Aging Well: Lessons Learned From Centenarians: John Woodard, PhD

 Managing Behavior in Dementia – F. Michael Gloth III, MD

March 12, 2015

  • Dr. Mabel Lopez will Lecture on “Dementia Prevention”
  • Heritage Palms Golf & Country Club | 10420 Washingtonia Palm Way | Fort Myers, FL 33966 | (239)278-9090 Phone | (239)278-0888 Fax
  • Meeting will be at The Lodge
  • RSVP required, contact Rosann Salvaggio
  • 6:30 – 7:30 pm.
  • Speakers will also include Luis Cortes, MD/Hope HCS

June 12, 2015

  • Dr. Mabel Lopez will Lecture on “Brain Fitness in Parkinson’s Disease”
  • Sponsored by Florida Psychological Association
  •  2430 Diplomat Pkwy E, Cape Coral Florida
  • Meeting will be at the Community Room
  • RSVP required, contact Michelle Martin,
    Hope Parkinson Program Coordinator
  • 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.

June 24, 2015

August 19, 2015

  • Dr. Mabel Lopez will Lecture on “Healthy Aging”
  • Presented by Quest for Success, training Southwest Florida Guardians, Center for Guardian Certification
  • Heartland Health Care Center-Ft Myers1600 Matthew Drive, Ft. Myers, FL 33907
  • Guests arrive at 11:30, LUNCH & presentation  12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • RSVP required, contact Deborah Graley-Devnew, Business Development Director, BrookdaleOffice: 239-433-4445
  • Meets one (2) CE requirement for RNs, LPNs, LMFTs, LMHCs, LCSWs, and CNAs, Guardians 
  • Healthy Aging Talk

October 20, 2015

  • Mind and Brain Care will Host, “Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy”
  • Sponsored by  Florida Psychological Association
  • Presenter: Dr. Jeff Melvin
  • Location: Mind and Brain Care, 6442 Commerce Park Drive, Fort Myers
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • RSVP Required, FPA Calusa Chapter
  • Meets one (1) CPE requirement for Florida Licensed Psychologists

November 12, 2015

  • Mind and Brain Care will be Grand  Sponsors to “Brushstrokes From the Soul.” 
  • Presented by: Alvin A Dubin Alzheimer’s Resource Center
  • In recognition of National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, the Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer’s Resource Center holds an art show featuring drawings by individuals experiencing the various stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Brushstrokes from the Soul features art created by individuals who receive services from local assisted living facilities, skilled nursing centers, day stay programs, and retirement communities. Select pieces are available for purchase via silent auction at the art show event.
  • Location: Fine Mark National Bank and Trust, 12681 Creekside Lane, Fort Myers, FL 33919
  • 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • RSVP Required, 239-437-3007 (by November 9, 2015)

December 5, 2015

  • Dr. Mabel Lopez and Mary Freyre, RN will lecture on “Spirituality and Dementia”
  • At least 14 million baby boomers, those born between 1946 and 1964, will develop Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia disorder in their lifetime, doubling the number of persons with this disease today. Research has shown that having a strong spiritual background and participating in religious activities can improve the life of someone with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or other related dementia as well as that of their caregiver.
  • Sponsored by Alvin A Dubin Alzheimer’s Resource Center
  • Location: St. Cecelia’s Catholic Community
  • 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • RSVP Required, Parish Office, 239-936-3635