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Like Falling through a Cloud: Eugenia Zukerman Presents
November 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
The Alzheimer’s Association, Rochester & Finger Lakes Chapter, and Writers & Books will showcase world-renowned flutist and noted author Eugenia Zukerman on November 18, 2019, at Monroe Community Hospital, Rochester, NY. Zukerman will share her story of coping with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s; read from her new memoir, Like Falling Through A Cloud; and give a brief flute performance. Individuals living with Alzheimer’s or another dementia and their care partners are invited to attend by pre-registering at 800.272.3900. Reserved seating is limited to 100.
The admission-free program comprises: 9:30 am check-in; 10 am overview of Alzheimer’s Association’s programs and services; 11 am presentation and book signing with Eugenia Zukerman; and 12:15 – 1 pm buffet lunch.
About Eugenia Zukerman
An internationally acclaimed flutist, Zuckerman is the author of two novels, two works of nonfiction, and numerous screenplays, articles, and book reviews. She is the former artistic director of the Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival, Colorado, and was the arts correspondent on CBS Sunday Morning for more than 25 years. Her Like Falling Through a Cloud (East End Press, November 2019), released to coincide with National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, is an intimate, uplifting memoir in poetry and prose that chronicles the author’s year of finding her way through a maze of confusion and brambles of loss. Like Falling Through A Cloud has been praised by Erica Jong as “beautiful and riveting.” Yo Yo Ma has written, “Eugenia Zukerman reminds us of the delicate balance between human fragility and resilience.”
About the Alzheimer’s Association
The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. The organization’s mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Its vision is a world without Alzheimer’s, a disease that today affects an estimated 5.8 million Americans. The Alzheimer’s Association, Rochester & Finger Lakes Region Chapter, serves a nine-county region, including Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates counties. To learn more, visit alz.org/rochesterny or call 1-800-272-3900.