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The Claremont Courier previews Malian presidential candidate Yeah Samake's visit to Claremont Graduate University.

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									                                                                                                                                      Claremont COURIER/Saturday, March 3, 2012   11
                                           ties, and calming techniques to help      among the top 5 percent in the nation, ac-   opened on the west coast and only the
                                           older adults with Alzheimer ’s disease    cording to a report released by Health-      second time it has appeared in the United
     OUR TOWN                              and other dementias.
                                              “Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease
                                           and Other Dementias” will be discussed
                                                                                     Grades, the leading provider of
                                                                                     information to help consumers make an
                                                                                     informed decision about a physician or
                                                                                                                                  States. Prior to Claremont, the Zweig ex-
                                                                                                                                  hibit was on display at the Austrian em-
                                                                                                                                  bassy in Washington, DC.
Workshop series for                        on Tuesday, March 20, followed by         hospital.                                       Sponsored by the city of Salzburg, the
caregivers                                 “Creating a Safe and Secure Environ-         In recognition of the this achievement,   Stefan Zweig Centre, Salzburg Univer-
   Claremont’s Family Caregiver Sup-       ment for Adults with Alzheimer’s,” on     SACH was presented with the Health-          sity, the German departments of Scripps
port Program will be presenting a series   March 27.                                 Grades 2012 Emergency Medicine Ex-           and Pomona Colleges, the Clark Hu-
of workshops for caregivers and for           RSVP for any number of workshops       cellence Award.                              manities Museum, and the European
those caring for elderly family members    at 621-9900. Workshops are sponsored         The findings are based on an analysis     Union Center (Scripps College), the ex-
or friends.                                by Community Senior Services.             of more than 7 million Medicare patient      hibition is open to guests 9 a.m. to 12:30
   Workshops are held on Tuesdays from                                               records from 2008 to 2010. The Health-       p.m., and 1:30 to 5 p.m., Monday
2 to 3 p.m. at the Joslyn Center.          San Antonio Community                     Grades Emergency Medicine in Ameri-          through Friday. For more information,
   This Tuesday, March 6, the workshop                                               can Hospitals report focused on 12 of the    please contact Karen Caporali at 607-
will explore “Organization and Record
                                           Hospital earns national                   most common and life-threatening med-        3606.
Keeping.” On March 13, presenters will     distinction                               ical emergencies among that patient pop-
discuss “Caring for Adults with Memory       For the third consecutive year, San     ulation, including heart attack, stroke,
                                                                                     pneumonia, and chronic obstructive pul-
                                                                                                                                  Malian presidential
Impairment,” a workshop teaching com-      Antonio Community Hospital’s emer-                                                     candidate to visit
munication methods, meaningful activi-     gency medical care has been found to be   monary disease, or COPD.
                                                                                                                                  Claremont Colleges
                                                                                                                                     Yeah Samake, a leading presidential
                                                                                     Glimpse into the life of                     candidate in the African nation of Mali,
                                                                                     writer Stefan Zweig                          will visit Claremont Graduate University
                                                                                        Prominent 20th century Austrian play-     (CGU) on Wednesday, March 7, to tell
                                                                                     wright, journalist and biographer Stefan     the story of his rise from poverty to pub-
                                                                                     Zweig is the subject of a new exhibition     lic service.
                                                                                     hosted by Scripps College’s Clark Hu-           Mr. Samake, a Mormon convert, is
                                                                                     manities Museum. “Stefan Zweig—An            running for president in a North African
                                                                                     Austrian from Europe” runs through           country that is 90 percent Muslim. If
                                                                                     April 6, and is free and open to the pub-    elected, he would become the first Mor-
                                                                                     lic.                                         mon head of state in the world. He would
                                                                                        A lifelong pacifist and one of            also lead a developing country that is
                                                                                     “Salzburg’s great sons,” Mr. Zweig’s bi-     locked in a battle against political cor-
                                                                                     ographies and works of fiction marked        ruption and al-Qaeda-backed religious
                                                                                     him as one of the most widely-read writ-     extremism.
                                                                                     ers in the world from the 1920s through         His talk, sponsored by the Mormon
                                                                                     the 1940s. The exhibition collects more      Studies program in CGU’s School of Re-
                                                                                     than 100 photographs, numerous manu-         ligion, is scheduled for 7 p.m. at a loca-
                                                                                     scripts, and rare, recently-discovered       tion to be determined on the CGU
                                                                                     materials as it chronicles Mr. Zweig’s       campus.
                                                                                     life from his youth in Vienna to his exile      Currently, Samake is considered to be
                                                                                     from Nazi-occupied Europe.                   the frontrunner for the presidency. Vot-
                                                                                        “We are honored to host an exhibit        ing in the two-part presidential election
                                                                                     celebrating Stefan Zweig as a writer,        in Mali begins on April 29.
                                                                                     pacifist and great humanist,” says              The location of the talk has not been an-
                                                                                     emerita professor of German Roswitha         nounced. For more information, visit
                                                                                        This is the first time the exhibit has

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