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Vol. 4, Issue 2
February 2016
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

In This Issue

Meet the Next Generation of Neuroscientists
Dementia Trial Currently Seeking Participants
The Latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans
The Importance of Outpatient Cardiac Rehab Post-Discharge
Have Medical Equipment to Donate? Start Here
Adaptive Sailing Shines in Film Screening Tonight
Free Your Mind: What to Know About Meditation
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02/16/2016
Developing Symptomatic and Disease Modifying Therapies for Parkinson's Disease Lessons Learned and Hopes for the Future View PDF
Jonathan M. Brotchie, Ph.D.
02/23/2016
Can We Prevent Stroke and Dementia Together View PDF
Vladimir Hachinski, CM, M.D., FRCPC, DSc
Meet the Next Generation of Neuroscientists
Want to see some super-smart Westchester high school kids compete for a spot in the International Brain Bee? Now’s your chance...
Dementia Trial Currently Seeking Participants
Have you or someone you know been recently diagnosed with mild Alzheimer’s disease or Mild Cognitive Impairment and are over age 60? You may be eligible to participate in a new clinical trial being conducted at Burke...
The Latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans
New year, new diet? That's the word from the U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion...
The Importance of Outpatient Cardiac Rehab Post-Discharge
If you or a family member have recently experienced a cardiac event, you know first hand that recuperating and rehabilitating from this life-changing episode can be a daunting process. But being discharged from the hospital shouldn't be the end of your rehab--it should be the beginning of another...
Have Medical Equipment to Donate? Start Here
There are many different ways you can give back to Burke—whether it’s through a one-time donation in the name of a therapist or physician who provided you with exceptional care or a recurring monthly gift. An often-overlooked way to help: donating new or gently used equipment.
Adaptive Sailing Shines in Film Screening Tonight
Interested in learning more about why adaptive sports—and in particular, adaptive sailing—can be life-changing? Head over to the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville tonight, February 8, for a screening of the film Sense the Wind. The documentary highlights a team in the 2013 Blind Sailing...
Free Your Mind: What to Know About Meditation
If you’re interested in learning more about meditation, but not sure where to start, join us on Feb. 16. Experts from Burke will discuss what meditation is, how it can help improve well being and ways you can start your own practice at home...
In the Next Issue
• Brain Injury Awareness Month
• Lecture on Parkinson's Disease