Upcoming Events and Presentations

Below are some upcoming presentations by Richard Courtney on various elder law and special needs planning topics, followed by important information about some great events to be put on by a variety of non-profit groups.  (Contact us if you would like us to post an event of your organization.)

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First Monday of Each Month – “Elder Law Business” – Guest host on Kent Dear radio show on WJNT Newstalk 1180 AM in Jackson, from 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

October 6, 2017 – “Legal Aspects of Commitment, Conservatorship, Power of Attorney” presentation to North Mississippi Medical Center Mental Health Conference in Tupelo, MS.  For more information, contact Tracie Conwill at tmaxey@nmhs.net. 

October 24, 2017 – “Planning Essentials for Families Dealing with Dementia” presentation to Anderson Medical Center Alzheimer’s Support Group in Meridian, MS.  For more information, contact Tom Maynor at 601-703-5477.

November 10, 2017 – “Long-term Care Transitions and Legal Planning” panel presentation to disentangleAD Alzheimer’s Caregiver Conference in Hattiesburg, MS.  For more information, contact Melora L. Jackson, MS, CMHT, Division of Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementia, MS Department of Mental Health, 228-214-5556 phone, 228-865-9364 fax, www.dmh.ms.gov.

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Come Help Yourself and Your Community!

Broadmoor Alzheimer’s Support Group. First Monday each month, 6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. – Broadmoor Baptist Church Jackson, Highland Colony Parkway, Madison, MS (Fireside Room). Educational topics and support group for family caregivers. Topics vary monthly. For more information, contact: Jane Goff at 601-750-1513. (Public welcome)

CareGivers Lunch Support Group. Second Monday each month, 11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. – First Baptist Church Jackson, 431 North State Street, Jackson, MS (Chapel Parlor Room). Educational topics and support group for family caregivers. Topics vary monthly. Lunch available at church. For more information, contact: Charlie Boudreaux, at 601-949-1949 or cboudreaux@fbcj.org. (Public welcome) 

Crossgates River Oaks Senior Care Program.  Third Thursday each month, 11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. – Martin Room on 1st Floor of Crossgates River Oaks Hospital, 350 Crossgates Blvd.,  Brandon, MS  39042.  For all family caregivers of older adults.  Lunch is brown bag, with drinks and desert provided.  For more information, contact:  Tiffany Smith, Community Education Manager, 601-824-8587.

NAMI Monthly Meeting.  Third Thursday, 6:00 – 7:30 P.M. (except June and December) – NAMI Mississippi State Office, 411 Briarwood Drive, Suite 401, Jackson, MS.  For persons with mental illness, their families and professionals who work with them.  Topics vary monthly.  For more information, contact:  601-899-9058 or 800-357-0388 or go to www.namicentralms.com.

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