FORT WORTH, Texas (Aug. 19, 2016)
As part of its commitment to help eradicate health disparities, Tarrant County College has partnered with the Alzheimer’s Association and Tarrant County Commissioner Roy Brooks, Precinct 1, and long-term health-care providers to host the Healthy Lives Matter: Inaugural Alzheimer’s Education Series.
The purpose of the initiative is to provide community access to education that can lead to optimal care and services for individuals and families affected by dementia.
“Latest Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease” will be presented by Meharvan Singh, Ph.D., professor and dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Institute for Healthy Aging and interim director of the Center for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Disease Research for the University of North Texas Health Science Center.
Topics include caregiving, legal issues such as estate planning, treatment costs and recognizing signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
Speakers for the breakout sessions include Princess Jackson, Ph.D., coordinator of the TCC Long-Term Care Administration Program; Patricia Bailey, founder of iCare Product Solutions, LLC; Antoinette Bone, Esq., The Law Office of Antoinette Bone, PLLC; and Pat Gleason Wynn, Ph.D., LCSW, BSN, RN, Texas Health Resources-Harris Methodist Hospital.
Saturday, Aug. 20
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tarrant County College Trinity River Campus
Action Suite A
300 Trinity River Campus Circle
Fort Worth, TX 76102
MEDIA INTERESTED IN COVERING THE EVENT:
Please make arrangements by calling 817-515-1542.