Wednesday, November 14 2:45-3:05 PM – LEARNING LECTURES (MAIN LOBBY / CENTER ATRIUM)
Memory loss that disrupts everyday life is not a normal part of aging. This program explores the difference between normal age-related memory changes and abnormal changes that are associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, including some of the common warning signs.
Kenneth Zaentz is President and Chief Executive Officer of Alzheimer’s New Jersey, formerly called the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter. Ken has been with the organization for over 20 years and has served as Interim President and CEO as well as Vice President of Development.
He joined the organization in 1997 and has held a number of positions focused on communications, public policy and fundraising. Those early years gave him the opportunity and experience to become involved in program implementation. As a result, he has a strong knowledge of and sensitivity to the needs of families as they face the daily challenges of Alzheimer’s. Over the years, he has been a frequent presenter to community and business groups on the topic of Alzheimer’s disease and has advocated for public policy initiatives in Trenton and Washington, DC. In addition to his work with non-profit health organizations, Ken has experience in education and volunteer management.