The David S. Zocchi Brain Tumor Center at Monmouth Medical Center is hosting "Brainstorm: A Dialogue and Education Series," a free seminar on Wednesday, June 4, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the Borden Auditorium in Monmouth Medical Center. The free seminar for those affected by all types of brain tumors, as well as those facing serious illness, will focus on understanding the role of visual rehabilitation and therapy.
Guest speakers Norman P. Einhorn O.D., M.S., F.A.A.O., of the HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Tinton Falls, and Linda Clemente, OTR/L, of the Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation of HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, will provide an overview of neuro-visual anatomy as well as discuss how we see versus what we see. Other topics discussed during the seminar will include field loss and double vision, what happens when weird things appear and ways to improve your memory.
Registration, sandwiches and snacks will begin at 5 p.m., followed by the seminar and panel discussion at 5:30 p.m. A complimentary "Art is Good" workshop will be offered free of charge in a separate room for school-age children and teens whose family members are attending the Brainstorm seminar.
This seminar is free however registration is required as space is limited. Registrations can be made via firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 732-995-5315. Include name, contact information and the name(s) of anyone else who will attend with you. Videos and excerpts from past Brainstorm seminars as well as resource guides are available online at
www.brainstormseries.org. Borden Auditorium at Monmouth Medical Center is located at 300 Second Avenue in Long Branch.
About Monmouth Medical Center
Located in Long Branch, N.J., Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, along with The Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, is one of New Jersey's largest teaching hospitals and has been an affiliate of Philadelphia's Drexel University College of Medicine for more than 40 years. From its earliest days, Monmouth Medical Center has been a leader in surgical advancement and has introduced many technological firsts to the region, including robotic surgery and other minimally invasive techniques. The hospital is routinely recognized by HealthGrades, the nation's largest premier independent health care quality company, for excellence in both emergency medicine and maternity care. U.S. News & World Reporthas recognized Monmouth as a regional leader in cancer, geriatrics, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery. With the addition of Lakewood-based Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus in 2014, patients have expanded access to specialty outpatient services that focus on preventive medicine and healthy living. For more information on Monmouth Medical Center, visit www.barnabashealth.org/monmouth.