News Release: School of Medicine , School of Nursing

Oct. 30,  2009

Public Seminar for Alzheimer's Caregivers Co-Hosted by Emory

A group of experts will gather in Atlanta on Thursday, Nov. 5 to discuss caring for a person with Alzheimer's disease. Presenters at the evening seminar, "Practical Strategies: Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's," will cover topics including managing daily life, planning future decisions, handling crises, dealing with family and caring for yourself. Members of the public are invited to attend and participate in a Q&A session with panelists.

The seminar is sponsored by the Emory University Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, the Georgia chapter of the Alzheimer's Association and the Fulton County Human Services Department, Office of Aging

The event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Helene Mills Senior Center located at 515 John Wesley Dobbs Ave., Atlanta, Ga., 30312. Admission and parking are free. Beverages and light snacks will be provided. For more information, please call (404) 523-3353.

Presenters/Topics Include:

Dr. Angela Ashley
Director, Grady Memory Assessment Clinic
Assistant Professor, Emory University School of Medicine

Shileah Cantey
Diversity Outreach Coordinator, Alzheimer's Association

Dr. Adriana Hermida
Assistant Professor, Emory University School of Medicine

Miles Hurley
Elder Care Law Attorney

Moderator: Dr. Ken Hepburn
Emory University School of Nursing


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