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24 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12- THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2013 HEALTH & FITNESS rain Injury Association to welcome Nell Kaye, MD, for Open Forum Feb. 19 The Brain Injury Association mence at 6:30 p.m. Attendees are discussion with attendees of of Delaware has announced that Neil Kaye, MD, will host his first Open Forum on Brain Injury at the monthly Dover support group meeting. This event is open to the public; member- ship is not required. The event will be held Tuesday, Feb. 19, at BIAD's headquarters at 840 Walker Road, Dover. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the forum will corn- encouraged to come early to get the Dover support group, who seating, should be prepared to ask ques- Kaye is a BIAD Advisory tions and join in the discussion. Board member, a board certified Traumatic brain injury affects forensic psychiatrist, a general more than 1.7 milllon Ameri- and geriatric psychiatrist, and cans each year, and is a leading a distinguished fellow of the cause of death and disability in American Psychiatric Associa- Delaware. Brain injury knows tion. no boundaries, and can happen Kaye is considered an expert anytime, anywhere, to anyone. on brain injury and will lead a It affects children, young adults, Briefly )) Aging pets and grief workshop Feb. 16 Delaware Hospice's Fam- ily Support Center will hold a breakfast workshop from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Delaware Hospice Center, 100 Patriots Way, Milford. The workshop begins at 10 a.m. with a session on Caring for Aging Pets, and it will be followed by The Grief of Pet Loss at 11 a.m. This workshop will examine how to improve the quality of life for aging companions in a holistic manner and how to cope with the death of these beloved friends. Workshop presenter is Laurie Vonasek, RN. Register by Wednesday, Feb. 13, by contacting Vicki Costa, 302- 856-7717, Ext. 1129, or vcosta@ Beau Biden to speak at Milford Senior Center Bayhealth's STEPS to Healthy Aging lecture series will wel- come Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m, Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Milford Senior Center. His presentation, "Making Sure All Delawareans Have a Voice," will address ways citizens can protect and support Delaware's most vulnerable residents, including seniors, babies, victims of crime and those with disabilities. The event is free and open to the public. Series on Alzheimer's Disease starts Feb. 20 Brandywine Senior Living at Fenwick Island will hold a five- part educational video series as part of its Lifelong Learn- ing Signature Program, starting Wednesday, Feb. 20, with Intro- duction to Alzheimer's Disease. Melody Knotts, LPN, Reflections coordinator for Brandywine Se- nior Living, will be hosting this series, Getting to Know You... Again. Attend one or all five. Each seminar begins at 2:30 p.m. Additional dates and topics in- clude Feb. 27, Communicating with Someone Who Has A1- zheimer's Disease; March 13, Wandering...Is It a Problem?; and more. Call 302-436-0808 for additional information. [] r A. Rather, M D BOARD CERTIFIED COLORECTAL SURGEON Performs minimally invasive da Vinci C olorectal Surgery Fellowship trained in C olorectal Surgery at Cleveland Clinic ExplGe [ne possibilitle3 here. 819 S. Governors Ave., Dover 302-674-4070 seniors, athletes, public figures, family, friends and neighbors. In Delaware, more than 40 percent of all TBI-related hos- pitalizations are caused by falls, followed closely by motor ve- hicle accidents. BIAD is Delaware's official state affiliate of the Brain Injury Association of America. BIAD serves a rapidly growing popu- lation of brain injury survivors, providing social events, educa- tional opportunities, vocational initiatives and support groups. Its annual conference, which Cape Gazette draws more than 200 pe ople, is planned for Friday, Apri 5, and will feature Doug Smit]c a for- mer NHL player who survived 30 concussions and a spinal cord injury and now tours Canada and the U.S. as a motivational speaker. To learn more about brain injury, become a member, get invitations to upcoming events, or make a donation, visit www. or call 1-800-411-0505. Follow BIAD on Twitter @ BIADE, go to biadelaware, or check LinkedIn. to the readers of the Spring Home Improvement Guide For Advertising Information, Call