8th Alzheimer's & Caregivers' Symposium is scheduled for Saturday, September 14, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, at the Eddie B. Jones Special Programs Center, 2226 Murphy St. in Shreveport.  Guest speaker will be Dr. Mark Pippenger, a behavioral neurologist with Novant Health in Charlotte, NC. Mrs. Sharyn Fein of Ed-U-CARE (Dallas) will present on Compassion Fatigue and Dr. Elizabeth Disbrow of LSUHSC will discuss the relationship between diabetes and Alzheimer's. Two "Mrs. Melanie J. Thibodeaux Caregiver Awards" will be presented. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. There will be many resource tables. Mrs. Roslyn Thibodeaux Goodall is the event's Producer. AARP-Louisiana is the Presenting Sponsor of HOPEFUL. St. Matthew A.M.E. church is the Host. Email alzsym@hotmail.com for info on sponsorship/vendors. Registration is required. Go to https://aarp.cvent.com/ 2019AlzheimersAndCaregiversSymposium. or call 1-844-418-2281 and ask for the Alzheimer’s & Caregivers’ Symposium in Shreveport, Louisiana.


  • Starting Saturday, September 14th, 2019, repeats every year on the 2nd Saturday of September until Saturday, September 13, 2025 @ 2:00 pm – 2:00 pm


HOPEFUL - 8th Alzheimer's & Caregivers' Symposium

Eddie B. Jones Special Programs Center
Shreveport, LA 71103


Roslyn Thibodeaux Goodall