Rick Courtney has been a regular guest on the Mississippi Public Broadcasting radio show “In Legal Terms” where he has discussed and answered listener questions about various estate planning and elder law topics with host Professor Richard Gershon. You can listen to those past shows at this link.
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.)
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.
May 18, 2023 – Legal and Financial Planning for Families Dealing with Dementia; presentation to virtual MIND Center Caregiver University, 1:00 – 2:15 PM, Jackson, MS. For more information, contact Dixie Myrick, Project Manager III, The MIND Center, University of Mississippi Medical Center, phone 601-815-3707.
May 23, 2023 – Presentation to Meridian Alzheimer’s Support Group, 5:30 – 7:00 PM, The Preserve, 4360 Highway 39 North, Meridian, MS; for more information, contact Donna Crenshaw, [email protected], phone 601-485-5364 (w) 601-527-9494.
June 6, 2023 – Future Planning for People with Disabilities, including Mississippi ABLE presentation to annual disAbility Megaconference, 1:15 – 2:30, Hilton Jackson, 1001 E. County Line Road, Jackson, MS; for more information, contact Charles Hughes, E.Ds., CPM, Executive Director, Mississippi Council on Developmental Disabilities, 239 N. Lamar St. #1101, Jackson, MS 39201, phone 601-359-6242, www.mscdd.org, [email protected].
July 19, 2023 – Guardianship, Conservatorship & Fiduciaries; presentation to Mississippi Bar Association Summer School for Lawyers; two 1-hour presentations: 3:10 – 4:10 and 4:15 – 5:15; Beau Rivage Conference Center, Biloxi, MS; for more information, contact Casey Creasey,
Programs & Events Director, The Mississippi Bar, P.O. Box 2168, Jackson, MS 39225-2168, phone: 601-948-4471, [email protected].
Come Help Yourself and Your Community!
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)
Caregiver Connection Family Caregiver Support Group. Third Monday each month, 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. – CMPDD Area Agency on Aging, 1170 Lakeland Drive, Jackson, MS (Next door to MS Sports Hall of Fame). Educational topics and support group for family caregivers. Topics vary monthly. For more information, contact: Dr. Chelsea Crittle or Makleisha Logan-Hite at 601-981-1511. (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 [email protected] (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