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Join us for our Annual Alzheimer's Texas Walks this Fall! Celebrating 25 years of walking to fight Alzheimer's! 100% of funds raised will stay in Central Texas!

Saturday, September 17
Fayette Co. Fairgrounds, La Grange, TX

Saturday, September 24
San Gabriel Park - Area Z, Georgetown, TX

Saturday, October 8
Camp Mabry, Austin, TX

Saturday, October 15
City Park Rec Hall, San Marcos, TX

Saturday, October 29
Pepper Creek Trail, Temple, TX

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Music & Memories Gala hosted by Sundance Memory Care, benefiting Alzheimer's Texas, is hosting a a fundraiser at Capitol Vault on July 13th from 7 - 10 pm. Enjoy drinks and snacks while shopping Capitol Vault's extensive collection of Hollywood images of some of the world's most famous film and music icons! Capitol Vault will donate 50% of all proceeds. RSVP to info@liveatbowie.com

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Mary Koffend, President Accountable Aging Care Management discusses the 3 Ms of healthcare: Medicaid, Medicare, and Medigap. She talks about dealing with the two of the biggest challenges related to aging: navigating the benefits maze and understanding healthcare options.

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Jennifer Scott, Director of Aging Programs, discussed Practical Tips for Alzheimer's and Dementia's Caregivers

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Alzheimer's Texas - TXalz.org
Presents
A Physician's Personal Connection
by Dr. Dewayne Nash
Dr. Nash's mother, father and brothers were diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. And now Dewayne has been diagnosed with precursor conditions to Alzheimer's. Here is his personal account journeying with a disease that is a progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and eventually the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. Clinical Studies will be discussed.

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Check out the flyer for the GPS Workshop!
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Presented by Riverbend Church and Alzheimer's Texas, this workshop features the following speakers:
Dr. Dewayne Nash (Retired physician & research participant)
Jennifer Scott, Keynote (Director, Area Agency on Aging Capital Area) 
Pastor Reg Larkin (Counselor and Minister)
Mary Koffend (Owner, Accountable Aging)
The fee is only $10 to attend.  A hot lunch will be provided by Brookdale Gaines Ranch.  For more information and to register, visit http://www.txalz.org/education/conferences/ 
Scholarships are available through Alzheimer's Texas by calling (512) 241-0420 x10.
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