Buffalo, NY (May 8, 2019) –

Network in Aging presents “Anxiety & Depression in Older Adults: What We Know & Available Mental Health Resources”

The Network in Aging of WNY, Inc was founded in 1981 by a network of people committed to improving the quality of life for older persons in Western New York. The Network is a non-profit, voluntary corporation which brings together individuals and organizations involved in aging and long term care. Our mission is to help our members by providing opportunities for resource exchange, professional development and interdisciplinary collaboration through networking events, educational programs, strategic partnerships and promoting public awareness of the organization and its mission.

You are cordially invited to attend an educational event on Tuesday, May 14th from 12-4:30. The Network’s Educational Committee has organized this event called “Anxiety & Depression in Older Adults.”  Lunch and networking from 12:00PM -1:00PM.

This educational event features Dr. Mark Gunther, PhD, Psychologist at ECMC as our speaker. He has extensive experience working with and treating mental health disorders in older persons and will provide an overview of depression, anxiety and related disorders and how this impacts the lives of older adults.

Following Dr. Gunther’s presentation a panel of 9 local service providers will address the mental health services they provide, and how to access them for you clients and patients. Kathy Kanaley from the Center for Elder Law and Justice will be the moderator.

The event will take place at Meals on Wheels a Program of FeedMore WNY, 100 James E. Casey Drive, Buffalo, NY 14206. (Park on street and in front lot, enter at the far left. Do not enter through the front door.)

For more information on joining the Network in Aging, contact Lisa Boron at 716-829-3712.