<h2><em>Tools and Inspiration from National Innovators</em></h2> <br /> <p>The 2015 symposium, presented by JF&amp;CS&nbsp;<a href="http://www.jfcsboston.org/Our-Services/Older-Adults/Alzheimers-Related-Disorders-Family-Support">Alzheimer's/Related Disorders Family Support</a>, explored community-wide adaptations that can improve livability and quality of life for the growing number of individuals and families affected by dementia.</p> <p>Opening remarks by Massachusetts Secretary of Elder Affairs, Alice Bonner, PhD, RN.</p> <p>Presenters include:</p> <ul> <li style="margin-left: 33.3125px;">Gary Glazner, poet, Founder of the Alzheimer&rsquo;s Poetry Project, Director of the Memory Arts Caf&eacute;, Brooklyn, New York</li> <li style="margin-left: 33.3125px;">Susan McFadden, PhD, and John McFadden, MDiv, leaders in the Wisconsin-based Fox Valley Memory Project, and authors of <em>Aging Together: Dementia, Friendship, &amp; Flourishing Communities</em></li> </ul> <div><strong>When:</strong> Thursday, November 12, 2015<br /> 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. <br /> <div><br /> <strong>Where:</strong> JF&amp;CS Headquarters <p> 1430 Main Street, Waltham<br /> <br /> <strong> Cost:</strong> $35<br /> Lunch will be provided.<br /> CEUs offered for social workers, RNs, and LMHCs.</p> <p><strong><a href="https://youtu.be/WFLbNaUpO44?list=PLHJOmSrZ9zxQi6UQdMKwM7YiPsGLMzuBj" target="_blank">Watch the recording</a> of the symposium on the JF&amp;CS YouTube channel.</strong></p> <p>For more information, please contact Beth Soltzberg at <a href="mailto:bsoltzberg@jfcsboston.org">bsoltzberg@jfcsboston.org</a> or 781-693-5628.</p> <p><em>Co-sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association of Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter and made possible by a generous grant from the Lebovitz Family Charitable Trust.</em></p> </div> </div>