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Is it Alzheimer's? Know the Ten Signs: Early Detection Matters

If you or someone you know is experiencing changes in memory, it's time to learn the facts. Knowing the warning signs can help determine if you should speak to a doctor. Presented by Robin Bromberg, MSW, LICSW, CDP of the Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter.

Robin Bromberg, MSW, LICSW, CDP (Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker; Certified Dementia Practitioner) is the Greater Boston and Northeast Regional Manager of the Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH Chapter. Her position focuses on increasing the public’s awareness and on the delivery of education programs on Alzheimer’s and related disorders to the general population, caregivers, healthcare professionals and emergency responders (Police, Firefighters and EMTs).  She networks with the two Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers, various service providers, and Boston community leaders.  Robin is an expert panel member and presenter at conferences throughout Greater Boston and the Northeast area, as well as a presenter at the Alzheimer’s Association MAP Professional Conference.  She serves as a liaison to three Alzheimer’s Association partnerships in the Greater Boston and Northeast region and works with individuals with Alzheimer’s and their families providing them with support.

Robin received her MSW, and has been an LICSW--Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker--for 24 years.  She graduated from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Science, and earned a Masters of Social Work from Simmons College. She also graduated from Hebrew Senior Life University, Business Program--Organization, Management and Leadership. Currently, Robin serves as a faculty advisor for Boston College School of Social Work.

Robin has an extensive background in Dementia direct care services.  Prior to her position at the Alzheimer’s Association, Robin worked at Hebrew Rehabilitation Center in Roslindale as the Social Services Leader.  Robin worked on long term care and advanced dementia units--supervising social workers, supporting both residents and their families, creating Caregiver Support Groups and serving as a member on the Resident and Family Advisory Council.  Robin participated as an expert on an End Of Life panel and worked collaboratively with Palliative Care and Hospice Teams.