NEWS RELEASE: Symposium to Explore Ways of Seeing Alzheimer’s Differently

A symposium at Pace University’s Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts on April 25 at 7pm will present a cross-section of viewpoints challenging the commonly held perception that people with Alzheimer’s are “empty shells” who are “no longer with us” and must be humored, medicated, and parked in front of TV sets.

Alzheimer’s Reading Room: Love, Loss and Laughter – Seeing Alzheimer’s Differently, Photo Exhibit Redefines Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Reading Room, a prominent blog on the subject, listed the upcoming Pace exhibition of “84 poignant photographs demonstrating a new global approach to caring for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias sharply disputing the stereotype of dementia patients as ’empty shells.'”

Alzheimer’s Disease International: Groundbreaking exhibition and book arrive in London, New York and Geneva

Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), the “global voice on Dementia,” ran a story on the upcoming exhibition of photography at Pace by Cathy Greenblat who has dedicated the last ten years of her life to reducing the stigma associated with dementia worldwide.

NEWS RELEASE: New Book Challenges Common Perception That People Living with Alzheimer’s Are “Empty Shells”

Pace will host the culmination of an international book tour – a New York exhibition of 85 photographs, the largest and most comprehensive showing to date, on view from mid-March to the end of April in the downtown Manhattan lobby gallery of Pace University’s Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts (sample photos). An invitation-only opening reception and book signing is set for Wednesday, March 14 from 6 – 7:30 pm. Public hours through April 28 are Wednesday -Saturday, 12 Noon – 6 pm. Symposiums at Pace for professionals and the public about Alzheimer’s and related diseases are scheduled for Wednesday, April 25.

The Tribeca Trib: At Pace University Gallery, Alzheimers Shown in a Different Light

The Tribeca Trib ran an article on sociologist and photographer Cathy Greenblat who has been taking pictures of people with dementia for a decade. Eighty of these moving images, taken around the world, are on display through April 28 at Pace University’s Schim­mel Center for the Arts. A symposium on Alzheimer’s will take place at Pace on April 25.

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ALZHEIMER’S EXHIBITION AND SYMPOSIUM Below are links to the “For Your Ears Only” syndicated radio show where Cathy Greenblat will be interviewed about her exhibition at Pace and her Alzheimer’s book on Saturday, March 24. The audio of the program will be available after 5:00pm on Saturday at the links below. FOR … Continue reading Tune In