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Geriatric Depression

Event Type: Health and Wellness
Age Group(s): About 55 and over
Date: 6/30/2020
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Description:
 Now more than ever it's important to understand the specific nature of depression in older adults. The presentation will focus on coping with role transitions throughout the lifespan. As individuals age they may transition through a number of major life events including retirement, loss of a loved one, relocation, caring for family members and changes in memory. We will discuss the effects of role transitions, strategies to help manage and cope change including changes in memory. The presenter, Dr. Patricia Marino, is an Associate Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College , Dr. Patricia Marino is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Marino is trained as a geriatric psychologist. Her areas of interest include the role of social support and physical health on late life mood disorders. Currently she is a member of the research team at the Weill Cornell Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry and serves as a therapist on a Late-life depression psychotherapy study and coordinates several research studies in the area of late life mood disorders. Dr. Marino also has a private practice in White Plains, New York and New York City. The program is presented in partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center.

Location: Zoom Virtual Room 1
Other Information:
 This is a virtual event using the Zoom Platform. To join, click the Zoom link below, or alternatively, enter the following ID into Zoom: 83546478759. You can also use the following phone number to call in: +1 929 436 2866
Contact: Genna Woods
Contact Number: 914-997-5780
Link: Zoom Link