Grand Opening Bushwick Center
Oct 22, 2015Public
Photo: Joan Minov, New York Memory Center Board Member, welcomes guests to the new Center.
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Photo: Among the attendees was Allan Kramer II, seated left, longtime Board member and past Board president for New York Memory Center.
Photo: Watching a presentation of programs at both the Park Slope and Bushwick centers.
Photo: Deputy Brooklyn Borough President Diana Reyna spoke about her family's experience with dementia and welcomed New York Memory Center to Bushwick.
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Photo: Deputy Brooklyn Borough President Diana Reyna, center, presented a proclamation from the Borough President's office to staff and board members.
Photo: The official ribbon cutting! (l to r) Council Member Antonio Reynoso, Evelyn Cruz - Congressional Liaison for Nydia Velazquez, Mercedes Gomez NYMC - Bushwick Program Manager, Josephine Brown - NYMC Program Director, Joseph Giamboi - NYMC Board President, Caregiver Debbie Dilan, Deputy Borough President Diana Reyna, Joan Koenig - NYMC Executive Director
Photo: Ribbon Cutting Success! The Center is open for business!
Photo: Debbie Dilan spoke about finding New York Memory Center when she was in need of caregiving support.
Photo: Council Member Antonio Reynoso said that he is working on a caregiver legislation to provide employment protection for caregivers.
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Photo: Evelyn Cruz (l), Congressional Liaison for Nydia Velazquez, promised support from the Representative's office. Dr. Conchita Mendoza, Director of Geriatrics at Wyckoff Hospital, spoke about her work and her long association with New York Memory Center.
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Photo: Program Director Josephine Brown welcomes everyone to the center with open arms. Many thanked Josephine for her hard work, long hours, and 24/7 availability to caregivers.
Photo: Mercedes Gomez, Program Manager at New York Memory Center - Bushwick, looks forward to working with the community to develop services at the Center.
Photo: A comfortable spot in the Bushwick facility.
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Photo: Barry Durbin on guitar and Ismail Butera entertained. Both are artists-in-residence at New York Memory Center.
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