Seminar for Misgav Lakashish at SZMC

July 17th, 2017 by Hospital with a Heart

Shaare Zedek Medical Center hosted 400 women from Misgav Lakashish, an organization that assists the elderly in matters of nursing, health, society and welfare, for a seminar about neurological issues facing the elderly.

Dr. Roni Eichel, the Director of Shaare Zedek’s Stroke Unit and Neurology ICU described the various warning signs and symptoms of a stroke as well as what people should do if they, or someone they see, is having a stroke. Professor Natan Bornstein, Director of the Helmsley Neurological Institute discussed a variety of cerebral issues people face as they get older. Dr. Shelley Sternberg, a psycho-geriatrician and the Head of our Memory Clinic, discussed facing issues regarding ones memory and dementia.