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.
August 9, 2019 – “Update on Medicaid Policies and Pitfalls: Protecting Health and Assets” presentation to North Mississippi Rural Legal Services Elder Law Conference in Oxford, MS. For more information, contact Alfred P. Cutturini III, Elder Law Project Director, phone 662-234-2918 x 2119, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 11, 2019 – “Planning for Incapacity and Conservatorships” presentation 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.
October 23, 2019 – Speaker to Anderson Hospital Alzheimer’s Support Group, Meridian, MS. For more information, contact Tom Maynor at 601-483-9546.
November 8, 2019 – “Overview of New Guardianship and Conservatorship Act” presentation to Lauderdale County Bar Association CLE in Meridian, MS. For more information, contact Honorable Larry Primeaux, Lauderdale County Chancery Court Judge, Meridian, MS.
November 13, 2019 – “Special Needs Counseling” presentation to National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Advanced Elder Law Review Course in Washington, D.C. For more information, contact Pam Yanni, Sr. Manager, Professional Development, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, phone 703-942-5711.
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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)
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 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