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SCUCC to present ‘We Are Older, Now What?’ program

By Staff | Feb 27, 2019

Dr. Marcel Saghir

The Health Ministry at Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ will host a Lunch and Learn program entitled “We Are Older, Now What?” with Dr. Marcel Saghir on March 17 at 12:45 p.m.

It will be held in Fellowship Hall, with lunch starting at 12:15 p.m.

Saghir will speak about aging and associated major mental health disabilities, with an emphasis on dementia and depression.

While the program is free and open to the public, signups are required by March 14. Those who wish to attend may register on the sign-up sheet in Fellowship Hall or by calling the church at 239-472-0497.

Saghir is a retired psychiatrist who practiced adult psychiatry at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis for over 40 years. He was involved in patient care, teaching medical students, training psychiatry residents, and research. He is board certified and is a life fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He was trained at Washington University and the Maudsley Hospital in London, England, and is an emeritus professor of psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ is at 2050 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel.

For more information, call 239-472-0497, or visit www.sanibelucc.org.