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The Claremont Courier previews Malian presidential candidate Yeah Samake's visit to Claremont Graduate University.
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 Burwick. www.cgu.edu/pages/4546.asp?item=6058 This is the first time the exhibit has
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