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March 14, 2024 NEW BRITAIN, CT – Hospital for Special Care (HFSC)’s Center for Cognitive Health is introducing a free aging and brain health lunch and learn series.  The Center for Cognitive Health’s memory loss program treats cognitive decline, emotional health, language abilities and functional changes associated with advancing age. These new monthly sessions will cover topics related to cognitive impairment and options for care. Attendees will learn about the latest evidence-based practice, and how this can benefit brain health for the aging population. Presentations will be offered in-person or virtually on the first Thursday of every month, beginning Thursday, April 4, 2024. A light lunch will be offered and staff will be available after sessions to answer questions and provide tours of the hospital.

The first lunch and learn on April 4th will feature the Center for Cognitive Health’s co-director, Dr. Anthony Rinaldi, PsyD, ABPP-CN. Dr Rinaldi will speak about normal brain aging, what signs or symptoms are of concern, and next steps for care once signs or symptoms are noticed.

Registration is required for attendance. Interested attendees can RSVP by calling 860-827-1958 extension 2928. Registrants may also reserve their attendance for upcoming sessions, or request to be put on an event mailing list to receive future notifications.




About Hospital for Special Care

Hospital for Special Care (HFSC) is the fourth largest, free-standing long-term acute care hospital in the U.S. and one of only two in the nation serving adults and children. HFSC is recognized for advanced care and rehabilitation in pulmonary care, acquired brain injury, medically-complex pediatrics, neuromuscular disorders including ALS research, spinal cord injury, comprehensive heart failure and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient treatment for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder.

Located in New Britain and Hartford, CT, HFSC operates inpatient and outpatient facilities serving Southern New England and the Tri-State area on a not-for-profit basis. For the latest news and information, please visit, and follow us on Facebook @HospitalforSpecialCare and Twitter @HospSpecialCare.

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