2013-2014 President Kay Fregia

Kay Fregia

Welcome to our website! This year promises to be a very exciting one!

A happy, healthy and prosperous New Year to each and every one!

I am looking forward to more great happenings as we meet our goals of pacesetter and 250 club.  I can hardly wait for more informative program meetings.

Let’s work diligently to promote Pilot and increase membership.  I appreciate your support.



In Pilot Friendship and Service,

Kay Fregia, President 2013-2014

 

Pilot's Primary Focus: Brain-related Disorders and Disabilities

The purpose of Pilot's service focus is to promote awareness of brain-related disorders and to improve the lives of those affected -- through education, prevention programs, volunteer activities, financial support, and research.

The six general categories of brain disorders are:

  1. Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI): Head injuries caused by accidents.
  2. Developmentally Disabled: Congenital brain disorders such as learning disabilities and mental retardation.
  3. Chemical Dependency: Alcohol and drug-related illnesses, including Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and infants born with an addiction to drugs.
  4. Diseases which cause dementia (loss of intellectual functions): Alzheimer's Disease, Multi-Infarct Dementia, Parkinson's Disease, Huntington's Disease, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Pick's Disease, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus.
  5. Mental and Emotional Disorders: Schizophrenia, chronic depression, and mental illnesses.
  6. Other Brain Disorders: Brain tumors, neuromuscular diseases, strokes, and disorders caused by over medication.

Contributed by Anita Westermann

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