There are several upcoming dementia-related events for which I am commited, either as a speaker/presenter or as an attendee/collaborator. They are grouped accordingly below.

EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS

Please join me as I present these hour-long sessions as a Community Educator for the Alzheimer’s Association. In this capacity I speak to families of persons living with dementia and the broader community about several topics related to dementia. All sessions are free and open to the public. (NOTE: If you would like me to speak at your event, please contact me here.)

Thursday, October 24: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
2 – 3 pm
The Cottages of Monroe
601 Breedlove Drive, Monroe, GA 30655

Wednesday, October 30: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Athens Community Council on Aging
135 Hoyt Street, Athens, GA 30601

Thursday, November 7: Understanding Dementia Related Behaviors
5 pm – 6 pm
The Madeline
475 Irvin Court, Decatur, GA 30030

Tuesday, November 19: Effective Communications Strategies
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Banks County Adult Learning Center
127 Hudson Valley Drive, Homer, GA 30547

Thursday, November 21: Effective Communications Strategies
11 am – 12 pm
Forsyth County Senior Services
2115 Chloe Road, Cumming, GA 30041

Thursday, November 21: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
5 – 6 pm
Dogwood Forest of Grayson (sponsored by Edward Jones)
1754 Grayson Hwy. Grayson, GA 30017

Thursday, December 5: Effective Communication Strategies
5 pm – 6 pm
The Madeline
475 Irvin Court, Decatur, GA 30030

LEARNING & COLLABORATING

Dementia is a dynamic topic with new developments in research and understanding building all the time. I am committed to attaining the most current knowledge and thinking on dementia and how this disease affects those living with it, their caregivers and the broader community. Here are some events in which I am excited to be participating.

Wednesday, November 5: Coping with Dementia
2 pm to 3 pm
Webinar, hosted by The Georgia Gerontology Society

Thursday, November 14: GARD (Georgia Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias State Plan) Workforce Collaborative Meeting
10 am to 12 pm
Hosted by the Department of Human Services /Division of Aging for the state of Georgia

Wednesday, November 20: Networking Meeting
12 pm to 1 pm
Hosted by Athens Senior Resources Group

Wednesday, November 20: Networking Meeting
2 pm to 3:30 pm
Hosted by Beyond Dementia Coalition