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Dementia talk opens Rotary Club health series

The puzzle that is dementia will kick off “Dinner with the Doctor,” a series of free health talks hosted by the Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club, this Thursday, Oct. 11, 6 pm, at New York Marriott Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams St., Downtown Brooklyn.

Dr. Richard Lechtenberg

“Dementia — What Is It? Who Gets It? What To Do About It,” will be discussed by Brooklyn Heights neurologist Richard Lechtenberg, M.D., a 35 year medical veteran who treats a wide range of patients, age 12 to 85, confronting all types of neurological challenges.

The second talk in the Rotary series will feature cardiologist Ozgen Dogan, M.D., on “Prevention in Heart Disease,” Thursday, Nov. 8. Subsequent lectures will cover breast cancer, erectile dysfunction, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, colon cancer, Parkinson’s diseasehypertension, and weight loss.

All sessions are free and open to the general public, reservations are not required, and light refreshments will be served. Following each talk, guests will have the option of joining the doctor for a $30 prix fixe dinner.

The series will be moderated by Cara Lubin, M.D., a charter member of the Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club.
For additional information about the “Dinner with the Doctor” series or the Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club, contact President Vivian Hardison, 917-804-0797, vch1bmac@gmail.com.

The mission of the Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club is to provide a venue for Rotarians to grow and develop in humanitarian spirit while providing service to others. The motto of Rotary International is “Service Above Self.”

Membership is by invitation; visitors are welcome. The club meets every Thursday, 6 to 7:15 pm, at New York Marriott Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams St., Downtown Brooklyn.

Public invited to Rotary talk on Dementia, Oct. 11

‘Dinner with the Doctor’ series begins on Oct. 11; first topic is ‘Dementia — What is it? Who gets it? What to do about it’

Dinner With the Doctor is a free public service forum designed to educate the public on important healthcare topics such as dementia, breast cancer, colon cancer, erectile dysfunction, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease, hypertension, weight loss, and many more.

Dr. Richard Lechtenberg

Forum speakers include local physicians who practice in our neighborhood. The medical moderator of the series will be Dr. Cara Lubin, adjunct professor at York College and charter member of the Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club. Attendees will be invited to dine with the doctor following the Q & A session.

The program series begins on Thursday, Oct. 11, 6 to 8:30 pm, at the New York Marriott Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams St., Downtown, in the meeting room of the Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club.

Neurologist Richard Lechtenberg will kick off the series, speaking on the topic of “Dementia — What Is It? Who Gets It? What To Do About It.” Dr. Lechtenberg has been practicing medicine for over 35 years and has offices in Brooklyn Heights, Roslyn and Huntington. He treats a broad base of patients, ranging from age 12 to 85 with all types of neurological challenges. He is well known and highly regarded among his colleagues. You will find Dr. Lechtenberg extremely knowledgeable and witty.

Additional  forums will take place in Thursday, Nov. 8, and in January, March and May.

Dr. Ozgen Dogan

Following each talk, guests will have the option of joining the speaker for dinner ($30) at 7:15.

For additional information about the program or the Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club, please contact our club president, Vivian Hardison, at 917-804-0797, vch1bmac@gmail.com.

The Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club meets every Thursday from 6 to 7:30 pm at the New York Marriott Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams St., Downtown. Membership is by invitation and visitors are welcomed. The dress code is business attire. We are a service club of Rotary International and our motto is SERVICE ABOVE SELF.

The mission of the Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club is to provide a venue for Rotarians to grow and develop in humanitarian spirit while providing service to others.