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Screening of Alzheimer story at Spectrum

The public is invited to a special screening of “Still Alice” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, by the Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New York in conjunction with Spectrum 8 Theatres,  290 Delaware Ave., Albany. “Still Alice” tells the story of a renowned linguistics professor, mother and wife who is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s.

Half-price tickets to the 12:45 and 6:30 shows for those with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers are sponsored by Burke & Casserly, PC, an Albany-based firm specializing in elder law. To reserve your discounted ticket, contact Tonya at 518-867-4999, ext. 200, at the Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New York, http://alz.org/northeasternny/.

After the 6:30 p.m. screening,  Beth Smith-Boivin, the Alzheimer’s Association’s executive director and CEO, will stay to discuss the film and answer questions from the audience. For tickets, go to http://www.spectrum8.com/ or call 449-8995.

Gloria Mazure

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Boomer & Senior Resources is dedicated to empowering area seniors, their caregivers and healthcare professionals to obtain the knowledge and resources needed to provide quality care for an aging relative, friend or patient.

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