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 unless otherwise noted. (NOTE: If you would like me to speak at your event, please contact me here.)

Tuesday, March 10: Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behavior
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Heartis of Suwanee
4055 Suwanee Dam Rd NW, Suwanee, GA 30024

Thursday, March 19: Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behavior
11 am – 12 pm
Forsyth County Senior Services
595 Dahlonega St, Cumming, GA 30040

Thursday, March 19: Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behavior
5 pm – 6 pm
Dogwood Forest of Grayson
1754 Grayson Hwy, Grayson, GA 30017

PAST EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS

Thursday, February 20: Effective Communication Strategies
5 pm – 6 pm
Dogwood Forest of Grayson
1754 Grayson Hwy, Grayson, GA 30017

Tuesday, February 11: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Heartis of Suwanee
4055 Suwanee Dam Rd NW, Suwanee, GA 30024

Tuesday, February 11: COMMUNITY FORUM
9 am – 11 am
Lanier College Career Academy
2723 Tumbling Creek Rd, Gainesville, GA 30504

Thursday, February 6: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
11:30 – 1:00 pm
Georgia Power Retireers
Athens, GA

Tuesday, January 21: Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behavior
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Banks County Adult Learning Center
127 Hudson Valley Dr, Homer, GA 30547

Thursday, January 16: 10 Warning Signs
5 pm – 6 pm
Dogwood Forest of Grayson
1754 Grayson Hwy, Grayson, GA 30017

Tuesday, January 14: Healthy Living for Brain and Body
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Heartis of Suwanee
4055 Suwanee Dam Rd NW, Suwanee, GA 30024

Tuesday, January 7: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
11 am – 12 pm
First Baptist Church of Grayson
2142 Loganville Hwy, Grayson, GA 30017

2019

Thursday, December 5, 2019: Effective Communication Strategies
5 pm – 6 pm
The Madeline
475 Irvin Court, Decatur, GA 30030

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

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

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

Monday, September 30: 10 Warning Signs
11:30 am – 1 pm
Rotary of Johns Creek
3210 Technology Parkway Peachtree Corners 30092

Wednesday, September 26: 10 Warning Signs
10 – 11 am
Olivia Haydel Senior Center
1240 Dogwood Dr SW  Conyers, GA 30012

Wednesday, August 29: Understanding Alzheimer’s and
Dementia

10 – 11 am
Olivia Haydel Senior Center
1240 Dogwood Dr SW  Conyers, GA 30012

Wednesday, July 18: Healthy Living for Brain and Body
10 – 11 am
Olivia Haydel Senior Center
1240 Dogwood Dr SW  Conyers, GA 30012

Wednesday, July 11: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
11 am – 12 pm
Iora Primary Care
4850 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30044

Wednesday, June 5: Healthy Living for Brain and Body
10:30 – 11:30 am
JenCare Senior Medical Center
3371 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30329

Tuesday, May 14: 10 Warning Signs
11 am – 12 pm
Barrow County Senior Services
80 Lee St, Winder, GA 30680

Wednesday, May 8: 10 Warning Signs
10 – 11 am
Gainesville Hall Senior Center
434 Prior St SE, Gainesville, GA 30501

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.

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