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Alzheimer's & Dementia Educational Symposium
The Alzheimer's Association is hosting an Alzheimer's & Dementia Educational Symposium on July 11 at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. The free symposium, which will be held from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm, will bring together area experts for a multi-disciplinary conference addressing issues faced by Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers and a look at available resources. Please call 800-272-3900 to register. Seating is limited, so registration is strongly encouraged.
At this year's Candelight Reflections held November 12 on the south steps of the Capitol building, the city's first Mayoral Proclamation recognizing November as Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month was read by Commissioner Bryan Beatty. Click here to view the full proclamation.
Save the Date for Walk to End Alzheimer's
There are currently more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's disease, the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. Walk with a purpose: show your support for Alzheimer's by participating in Walk to End Alzheimer's, the Alzheimer's Association's largest event to raise awareness and funds for local programs and services and to fund national research. Visit alz.org/walk to register your team now!
Fayetteville Walk to End Alzheimer’s
September 6, 2014
Triangle Walk to End Alzheimer’s
September 20, 2014 at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park
Johnston County Walk to End Alzheimer’s
October 4, 2014 at the Smithfield Recreation and Aquatics Center
New Bern Walk to End Alzheimer's
October 25, 2014 at 300 E Front Street
Wilmington Walk to End Alzheimer's
November 8, 2014 at Mayfaire Town Center