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The 10th Annual Pythias A. and Virginia I. Jones African-American Community Forum
on Memory Loss

Courtesy of our sponsors listed below, this free event will provide information about memory loss, support caregivers, share new research and show how to get involved in helping conquering Alzheimer's and other dementias. This forum attracts more than 425 family members of people with dementia (including teens and adult children), health professionals and care professions. It is named in honor of the parents of State Senator Verna L. Jones-Rodwell, Ernestine Jones Jolivet, Alvin A. Jones, Pythias D. Jones, MD and the late Gilda Jones-Garrett, who were affected by dementia. 

 

Event Information:

Saturday, November 1, 2014
8-3:30 p.m.
Coppin State University, Talon Center
2500 W. North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21216

Agenda:

8 a.m. - Registration Open

8:30 a.m. - Welcome and Promise Garden Ceremony

9-10:30 a.m. - Alzheimer's Research and its Impact on the African-American Community
Presentation by Dr. Warachal Faison, Pfizer, Inc.

10:30-10:45 a.m. - Break

10:45-11:45 a.m. - Skills to Manage Behavioral Difficulties in Dementia and Life
Presentation by Dr. Ann Morrison, PhD, RN, CLNC, The Copper Ridge Institute, Morrison & Associates

11:45-1 p.m. - Lunch

1-2 p.m. - Breakout Sessions (select one)
Legal/Financial
Caregiver Stress
Other Types of Dementia

2:15-3 p.m. - Caregiver Panel

3 p.m. - Call to Action

3:15 p.m. - Closing and Evaluations

 

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For information on becoming a sponsor or exhibiting in 2014, contact Junnell Daniels at jdaniels@alz.org or 410.561.9099, ext. 222
Sponsorship Commitment Form


 

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