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Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Basics & Research

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  • Event Type:Health Lecture

What do you know about dementia and Alzheimer's disease?  Is there a difference?  Is there anything we can do about it?
Come to learn the basics of the disease and about the latest in research in dementia and Alzheimer's.

Jordana Lawrence, Program & Education Manager & Research Champion - Ventura County

Prior to joining the Chapter as a program and education specialist for Ventura County, Jordana Lawrence was a volunteer support group facilitator for the Association for almost eight years. She comes from a business and teaching background. She has taught preschool through high school in Ojai and in Santa Barbara. Jordana came to know about Alzheimer's disease because of her mom, who passed away in 2008, and it made her want to help others to not have to go through the journey of dementia alone. Jordana is an advocate of the arts, having directed plays for several years.

Laura DeLoye, Program & Education Manager - San Luis Obispo County

Laura DeLoye is the program and education manager for San Luis Obispo County. Laura coordinates support groups, education, information & referrals as well as care consultations. Laura is a board certified music therapist and human services non-profit program founder. Laura has worked in all levels of care with older adults and caregivers for over 25 years as a music therapist, community coordinator, adult day center director and non-profit organization director. Laura was born and raised in Ohio, lived for 15 years in North Carolina and has spent the past 13 years on the California Central Coast in San Luis Obispo County.

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