12th Annual Pythias A. and Virginia I. Jones African-American Community Forum on Memory Loss
The Pythias A. and Virginia I. Jones African American Community Forum on Memory Loss is named in memory of the parents of the Honorable Verna L. Jones-Rodwell, Ernestine Jones Jolivet, Alvin A. Jones, Pythias D. Jones, M.D. and the late Gilda Jones Garrett. Both parents were affected by dementia. The annual event was held on November 5 at Coppin State University. Attendees at the event learned about detection and the effects of memory loss, support for caregivers, research initiatives and how to become an advocate for conquering the disease.