October 26, 2016
Tyler Morning Telegraph: Alzheimer's Alliance Hosts Virtual Dementia Tour
The Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County will be hosting a virtual dementia tour on Saturday, October 29. First designed in 1997 by geriatric specialist P.K. Breville, the tour is an experiential tool for medical professionals, families, and caregivers to learn firsthand the day-to-day challenges for persons with dementia. [Read the Article]
October 13, 2016
FOX 51 Today: Alzheimer's Alliance Announces Dementia-Friendly Community Initiative
More than 30,000 East Texans are living with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. The Alzheimer's Alliance of Smith County has developed a survey to find out how the region can work together to become more dementia friendly. [Watch the Interview]
October 9, 2016
Tyler Morning Telegraph: East Texans Improve Their Health, Faith During 4th Annual Community Faith Walk
The walk was held by the East Texas Minority Health and Wellness Coalition [and] the event was designed to help attendees accomplish several goals: to promote physical activity to churches and faith-based to impact chronic disease rates in minority communities. [Read the Article]
September 20, 2016
Tyler Morning Telegraph: A Tribute to Mom - Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley Describes Ordeal with Her Mother's Dementia
Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley shared during an Alzheimer's Alliance of Smith County luncheon Monday her family's experiences after her mother was diagnosed with dementia. [Read the Article]
Thursday, October 27
TxDOT Wellness Fair
Tyler District Office, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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Saturday, October 29
Virtual Dementia Tour
Oak Hills Terrace Memory Care, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Tuesday, November 2
UT Tyler Volunteer Fair
with UT Tyler Department of Student Life and Leadership
University Center, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Thursday, November 3
Take the Step: A Job Skills Event
with East Texas Human Needs Network
Tyler Rose Garden Center, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, November 12
National Memory Screening Day
with Sharon Community Clinic
Sharon Baptist Church, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
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Save the Date!
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Positive Approach to Dementia Care
Alzheimer's Alliance Annual Conference
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