New Approaches To Dementia Care – 11/14/12

Aging Essentials Speaker Series: New Approaches To And Attitudes Towards Dementia Care: What We Can Learn From Our Forgetful Loved Ones

The East Bay Chapter of the Haas Alumni Network in collaboration with the UC Berkeley Resource Center on Aging is excited to host a presentation by Nader Shabahangi, Ph.D., President and CEO of AgeSong Senior Communities, author of several noted books on dementia, and Founder of the Pacific Institute, on the topic of “New Approaches To And Attitudes Towards Dementia Care: What We Can Learn From Our Forgetful Loved Ones.”

Nader ShabahangiForgetfulness (Dementia) comes in many forms and degrees of severity. It brings unique challenges and rewards not only for those with forgetfulness, but also for their families, caregivers, and loved ones. Nader Shabahangi Ph.D. reviews the different forms of dementia and discusses the latest developments in care and collaboration with forgetful seniors. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet and hear one of the Bay Area’s most noted experts on forgetfulness care.

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Refreshments: 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm, enjoy refreshments in the beautiful 1930’s art deco Terrace Room and Bar with beautiful night time views of Lake Merritt and the East Bay hills. Wine, appetizers, and refreshments will be served.

The Terrace Room

Presentation: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, including Q&A with Nader Shabahangi

AgeSong Lake Merritt, in the Terrace Room
1800 Madison Street, Oakland, CA 94612

Alumni & Guests – $12
Students – $3

About Nader Shabahangi
Nader received his Doctorate from Stanford University, is a licensed psychotherapist, and is cofounder and CEO of AgeSong. He is passionate about advocating for marginalized groups and creating innovative programs to care more comprehensively for elders. As CEO of AgeSong, Nader envisions and drives its decisions and plans for elder care services. In 1992, Nader founded the Pacific Institute, a nonprofit organization that defines its mission as one of helping elders live meaningful lives. Nader is a frequent lecturer and presenter at events and conferences focusing on aging, counseling, and dementia. He has written numerous articles and books on Aging and Forgetfulness including Faces of Aging, Deeper Into the Soul, Conversations With Ed and Elders Today.

About Aging Essentials
The Aging Essentials speaker series is an ongoing program dedicated to providing essential information on aging to SF Bay Area seniors and their adult children. Its mission is to help seniors and their families better understand the requirements of aging so that they are prepared to make well-informed decisions when life events occur.

About The UC Berkeley Resource Center On Aging
The UC Berkeley Resource Center On Aging coordinates activities and information on aging both on and off campus. It maintains affiliations with organizations that provide resources for field research and it disseminates information on education, research, grants, publications, job opportunities, and community resources in aging. For more information go to

About AgeSong
AgeSong provides high-quality senior living in San Francisco and the East Bay. Their communities deliver residential care including independent living, assisted living, and secure memory care (dementia) living services. For more information go to or call (877) 243-7664.

For questions, contact:
Bill Kammerer:


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