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African Americans - Living Fully Leveraging Faith, Dementia & Selfcare

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Lori La Bey talks with Dr. Fayron Epps who has over 18 years of nursing experience. She currently serves as an Assistant Professor at Georgia State University Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions and as an affiliate faculty with the Gerontology Institute and Partnership for Urban Health Research.  Also joining them is Retired Army Colonel, Camilla White who has been the primary caregiver for her mother since 2014. Ms. White is also an active Community Educator for the Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter. 

They will discuss 1) the importance of church and faith and how congregations can support those living or dealing with dementia, 2) the concept of a dementia friendly faith village, 3) Challenges of being a primary care partner,  4) Ideas for selfcare 5) Removing stigma and engaging those with dementia.

Contact Information

Dr. Epps direct # 404-413-1204 to learn more about faith-based research initiatives

Faith Village Connections # 404-549-4504

FaceBook Page - Faith Village Connections

Additional Resources on Dementia and Caring:

Alzheimer's Speaks 

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