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.)
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.
February 7, 2019 – “Conservatorships, Guardianships and Special Needs Trusts” presentation to Mississippi Chancery Clerks Annual Meeting in Jackson, MS. For more information, contact Tracey Daniel, Program Manager, Mississippi Judicial College, University of Mississippi School of Law, telephone 662-915-1226, fax 662-915-7845.
February 22, 2019 – “Transition Planning for Students with Special Needs” presentation to MSU ACCESS Program Conference in Starkville, MS. For more information, contact Carla Zimber, ACCESS Outreach Coordinator, telephone 662-325-8375, email email@example.com.
March 21, 2019 – “Access to Disability Services” presentation to Social Workers Conference sponsored by North Mississippi Medical Center Rehab Institute in Tupelo, MS. For more information, contact June Linley, LMSW, Rehab Social Worker, NMMC Rehab Institute, telephone 662-377-4034, fax 662-377-7976, email JLinley@nmhs.net.
March 21, 2019 – “Guardianship, Special Needs Trusts and Medicaid Waivers” presentation to One Hope family support group meeting in Clinton, MS. For more information, contact Adooree “Michelle” Tullar, M.Ed, ONE HOPE, LLC, 101 Auburn Drive, Clinton, MS 39056, telephone 601-473-2160, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 10-12, 2019 – Elderlaw presentation TBD to Mississippi Department of Human Services – Aging and Adult Services Conference in Southaven, MS. For more information, contact Kathy Shipp, Division of Aging and Adult Services, phone 601-359-9663, email@example.com.
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Broadmoor Alzheimer’s Support Group. Second 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 firstname.lastname@example.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. Second Thursday, 7:00 – 8:30 P.M. (except June and December) – St. Dominic’s Hospital, St. Catherine Room – 969 Lakeland Drive Jackson, MS 39216. 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.namims.org .
UMMC / MIND Center Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Groups:
- Jackson – Third Monday each month, 5:30 – 7:30 P.M. – University Physicians Pavilion, Room M015, 1410 E. Woodrow Wilson Ave., Jackson, MS
- Flowood – Second Tuesday each month, 5:30 – 7:30 P.M. – University Physicians Grants Ferry, Community Room – 1010 Lakeland Place, Flowood, MS
Contact the Law Office of Courtney Elder Law today, for further questions and concerns on their Upcoming Events and Presentations.