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Alzheimers and Dementia: The State we're in

  • Pennington Biomedical Research Center 6400 Perkins Road Baton Rouge, LA, 70808 United States (map)


An Update on Alzheimer’s & Other Forms of Dementia: The State We Are In An informational event presented as a public service by the Environment & Health Councilof Louisiana, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization


8:00 Registration & Coffee
Exhibition Hall  
8:30 Welcome & Opening Remarks
Layna Rush, President EHCL Dr. Phillip Brantley, Pennington Biomedical Center
8:45 Understanding Dementia Dr. Katie Cherry, Louisiana State University  
9:15 Caregiver Challenges panel
Dr. Territo, QDCP, Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area Mary Ann Olivier, Caregiver John McManus, Caregiver
10:15 BREAK Exhibition Hall  
10:35 Elder Law IssuesLinda Melancon, Legacy Center of Louisiana, LLC
11:20 LUNCHFit NOLA Healthy Meals presentation  
11:45 Lunch SpeakerTBD  
12:15 Keynote Address:  Update on Detection & Treatment Options
Dr. Patrick Gahan, Pennington Biomedical Center
1:00 Lifestyle Choices & Resources panel  
Dr. Owen Carmichael, Pennington Biomedical Center Barbara Auten, CFRE, CAP, Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area Dr. Jan Hondzinski, Louisiana State University Frances White, PACE Baton Rouge

Earlier Event: November 4
Twisted Oak Music Festival
Later Event: November 13
Mistletoe Market