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Annual Pythias A. and Virginia I. Jones African-American Community Forum on Memory Loss


This free conference is named in honor of the parents of the Honorable Verna L. Jones-Rodwell, Ernestine Jones Jolivet, Alvin A. Jones, Pythias D. Jones, M.D. and the late Gilda Jones Garrett. Pythias A. and Virginia I were affected by dementia.

The goals of the event are to inform the community about memory loss, support caregivers, share the promise of research and learn how to get involved in helping conquer this disease.

Click here to register today!  Registration closes on October 28th

Conference Schedule:

 8:00 AM  Registration and Breakfast
 8:30 AM  Greetings
 8:45 AM  Promise Garden Ceremony
 9:00 AM  Engaging and Empowering Communities to Address the Growing Public Health Challenges of Alzheimer's Disease in the 21st Century
 10:15 AM  Break
 10:30 AM  Breakout Sessions (A) Legal Planning, (B) Managing Brain Health & Caregiver Stress or (C) End of Life: What You Need to Know
 11:30 AM  Break
 11:45 AM  Breakout Sessions (A) Resources for Caregivers: Insurance & Financial Information, (B) Faith in Action: Ministering to Families Coping with Memory Loss, or (C) Effective Communication
 12:30 PM  Lunch
 1:15 PM  Caregiver Panel: Finding Hope
 2:15 PM  Call to Action
 2:30 PM  Closing & Evaluations

View brochure for more details.



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