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Harley-Davidson Ride to End Alzheimer's

Mike Bruno's Bayou Country Harley-Davidson in Houma will host a Dealer Guided Ride on August 30 on the Gator Tail Road. Suggested $10 donation to ride will benefit the Alzheimer's Association. Registration will start at 8 a.m. and  kick stands will be up at 9 a.m. Please contact Kim for information at 985.872.4380 ext. 227. Visit here to view flyer.

Conference on Healthy Aging - Families and Caregivers

Set the date for our "Conference on Healthy Aging" for Families and Caregivers on September 5 from 12:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. in West Monroe at Glenwood Medical Mall. This series is free and open to the public. Registration is from 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Session 1: "Day to Day Care of Alzheimer's and Dementia Patients"  from 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.; Session 2: "Conversations About Dementia" from 2:10 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.; and Session 3: "Caregiver Support and Care Giver Fatigue-Caring for the Caregiver" from 3:10 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. To register, call Glenwood Marketing at 318.329.8590 or view here for more information. 

Conference on Healthy Aging - For Professionals

This series provides CEU for Professionals on September 5 from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in West Monroe at Glenwood Medical Mall. Registration: 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.; Session 1: An Overview of Alzheimer's 8:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.; Session 2: Healthy Eating and the Brain 9:50 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.; Session 3: The Day to Day Care of Alzheimer's and Dementia Patients 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration is $35 and can be paid via credit card. Please call Glenwood Marketing at 318.329.8590 to register since space is limited. View here for more information or to print registration form to send payment via check.

Educational Symposium - Shreveport

"The Community's Silent Epidemic" is being offered on Saturday, September 27 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Central Elementary School in Shreveport. Keynote speaker is Dr. Monica Willis Parker, Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics & Gerontology from Emory University. To register, please call at 318.221.4593 or alzsym@hotmail.com. Vendor tables are available. View here for more information.

Make the Cure Pastable!

Mark your calendars for our Great Cajun-Italian Spaghetti Cook Off / Kick Off event on Saturday, September 13 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.at Cajun Harley Davidson in Scott.  We are celebrating the Kick Off to our Lafayette Walk to End Alzheimer's that is November 8 at Girard Park. Come and join the fun with great food, music, door prizes, and a cash bar! Sample all of the creative recipes from our Cook Off contestants with a $5 donation. To sponsor or register for the Cook Off event, please visit print the registration form here. If you have any questions, please contact Michele Veillon at 337.258.6398 or mveillon@elderoutreach.com.

Bayou Area Fundraiser

Come out and support the Bayou Area Walk to End Alzheimer's! Enjoy a delicious jambalaya plate lunch for $7 starting at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 23 at Vino Piano Bar (656 Corporate Drive; Houma, LA 70360). To place your pre-order or find out more info, please contact Patricia Kraemer at 985.688.9052 

Memory Walkers' Softball Tournament

Join the Memory Walker on Saturday, September 23 at the Franklinton Dixie Baseball fields for their Second Annual Softball Tournament. Men's and Co-ed brackets, Slow pitch, and 44 core or less softballs. Entry fee is $200.00. For more information, please contact Tournament Director, Melody Posey 985.515.2549 or Kreig Todd 985.516.3855 or visit here.

5K & Fun Run/Walk

The Memory Walkers are hosting their Second Annual 5K on Saturday, September 13 beginning 8:15am at the Washington Parish Fairgrounds. Pre-Registration fee is $20 from August 1 - September 1 and $25 starting September 2. T-shirts are available for $10. For more info, contact Kreig Todd at 985.516.3855 or memorywalkers@yahoo.com.

Poker Run

Join the Memory Walkers for their first annual Poker Run for Bikers on Saturday, November 1 at the Washington Parish Fairgrounds. Bikes leave at 8:00 a.m. to travel throughout Washington and St. Tammany Parish. The winner of the best hand gets half the Pot. Drinks and snacks are available during the route and t-shirts are available for $10. For more info, contact Kreig Todd at 985.516.3855 or Sandra McDaniel at 985.515.5738. To learn more about the Memory Walkers' events, visit here


 


 

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