Emory co-hosts brain health event with local chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority  

Woodruff Health Sciences Center | April 26, 2018

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Jennifer Johnson MeEwen
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The Emory University Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and Gwinnett County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will cohost a community brain health forum titled, “A Healthy Mind, A Healthy Life” on Thursday, May 3, at 9 a.m.

The event will bring together top experts in cognitive health management, clinical research programs and community resource agencies.

The forum is open to the general public and will be held at Holy Bethel Church of God in Christ, 4387 Sudderth Rd NE, Buford, GA 30518.

Seminar participants will learn strategies that may prevent the loss of memory and empower older adults to decrease their risk factors for cognitive impairment. Attendees will also learn about available caregiver resources and the legal ramifications of caring for an individual with memory loss. 

The forum will include keynote lectures followed by an audience question and answer session. Confidential memory screenings will be offered starting at 8:30 a.m. Admission is free, but registration is required and can be accessed by visiting healthymindhealthylife.eventbrite.com or by calling Crystal Davis at 404-727-6696.

About the Emory Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

Emory’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) is the only National Institutes of Health designated ADRC in the Southeast, signifying the highest status an institution can receive in Alzheimer’s research and care.  Emory’s ADRC is a magnet for patients in the region, a catalyst for research and a vital source of training and education for the community and other professionals.