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Annual Pythias A. and Virginia I. Jones African-American
Community Forum on Memory Loss


This free conference provides information about memory loss, caregiver support, new research and opportunities to get involved with the Alzheimer's Association. The forum attracts more than 400 caregivers and family members of people with dementia (including teens and adult children), health professionals and care professions. It is named in honor of the parents of State Senator Verna L. Jones-Rodwell, Ernestine Jones Jolivet, Alvin A. Jones, Pythias D. Jones, M.D. and the late Gilda Jones-Garrett, who were affected by dementia. 


Event Information:

Saturday, November 7, 2015 | 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Coppin State University | 2500 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21216

Keynote Address: Risk Factors for Dementia in Older African-Americans
Lisa Barnes, Ph.D., director, Rush Center of Excellence on Disparities in HIV and Aging

For information on becoming a sponsor or exhibiting in 2015, contact Junnell Daniels at or 800.272.3900.


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