WHAT: Avita at Carriage House, a Northbridge Companies memory care community, and Dr. Robert Stern, Director of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center, will host “Reasons for Hope,” a special presentation featuring the latest research pertaining to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The evening will kick off with a reception to meet Dr. Stern and will conclude with a post-session Q&A.

Using humor and compassion to present the science and facts behind dementia, Dr. Stern will share insights on how to recognize signs of Alzheimer’s disease, how families can support loved ones affected by dementia, and how to cope with the condition with the help of national and local resources, senior care communities, and more.

Providing the next generation of seniors with a new standard of living, Northbridge Companies’ communities offer residents access to the industry-leading Avita Memory Care program featuring thoughtful design elements and failure-free social and learning programs customized for seniors with memory issues.

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WHEN: December 3, 2015  5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

WHERE: Avita at Carriage House at Lee’s Farm
134 Boston Post Road, Wayland, MA 01778

WHO: Dr. Robert Stern
A professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Anatomy and Neurobiology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), Dr. Robert Stern is also the Director of the Clinical Core of the B.U. Alzheimer’s Disease and CTE Center (one of only 27 Alzheimer’s disease centers funded by the National Institutes of Health). Dr. Stern oversees clinical research studies related to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) at BUSM, including several clinical trials for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of AD. He is on several journal editorial boards and is the Chair of the Advisory Council to the Medical Scientific Committee of the Massachusetts and New Hampshire Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

RSVP: Suzana Beqari

About Northbridge Companies:
Northbridge Companies develops, owns and manages quality senior living communities throughout New England. As a privately owned company, Northbridge offers innovative, quality senior housing solutions to today’s senior. Northbridge’s thorough market knowledge, combined with solid financial strength, has enabled Northbridge Companies to grow from a single community in Plymouth, Massachusetts to a portfolio of fifteen communities (Burlington, MA; Danvers, MA; Dartmouth, MA; Milford, NH; Wayland, MA; Needham, MA; Newburyport, MA; Plymouth, MA; Tewksbury, MA; Westbrook, ME) serving 785 residents. For more information go to