Monmouth Medical Center, in conjunction with Alzheimer’s New Jersey,
will host a program “Communication Tips and Techniques in Alzheimer’s Disease” on Wednesday, May 11 from 2 to 3 p.m. at Monmouth Medical Center, located
at 300 Second Avenue in Long Branch.
As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, people with the disease lose their
ability to use words to communicate. This free program, designed for caregivers
of people with Alzheimer’s disease, will offer information about
improving communication at each stage of the disease, focusing on how
to recognize behavior as a form of communication. Topics will include
how to identify verbal and non-verbal messages to connect with the person
living with Alzheimer’s disease.
According to Alzheimer’s New Jersey, as Alzheimer’s disease
progresses, people with the disease lose their ability to use words to
communicate. A caregiver’s attitude and knowledge of the disease
affects the care of individuals with the disease. The more one knows about
Alzheimer’s, the more likely they will be to understand and handle
There is no fee to attend this program but pre-registration is required.
For more information or to register, please call Alzheimer’s New
Jersey at 888-280-6055.
About Monmouth Medical Center
Located in Long Branch, N.J., Monmouth Medical Center, a RWJBarnabas 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.
U.S. News & World Report has recognized Monmouth as a regional leader in cancer, geriatrics, gynecology,
neurology and neurosurgery. For more information on Monmouth Medical Center, visit