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Program and Education Advisory Committee

  • Debbie Biehl
    Garden Terrace
  • Launa Boston, L.C.S.W.
    Jefferson Health Care
  • Sheryl Brooks, R.N.
    American Red Cross, Greater Kansas City Chapter
  • Jeff Burns, M.D.
    University of Kansas Alzheimer’s and Memory Program
  • Nina Chen, Ph.D., CFLE
    University of Missouri Extension
  • Annice Davis White
    The Caring Heart Geriatric Case Management
  • Carole Ellison
  • Becky Fast, L.M.S.W.
    Congressman Dennis Moore’s Office
  • Judy Goodhue, R.N.
  • Norge Jerome, Ph.D.
  • Esther Kreek
  • Nevada Lee, M.D.
  • Lynn Lyon, M.D.
    The Rehabilitation Institute Memory Clinic
  • Sue McCord Belzer
  • Linda Mile
    Care Connection for Aging Services, Warrensburg
  • Charlie Miller
  • Amanda Porter
    Jewish Family and Children’s Services
  • Patti Rule, R.N.
    Johnson County Health Department
  • Penny Shaffer, M.A., R.N.
    Johnson County Community College
  • Leonor Solis
    Guadalupe Center
  • Linda Tabory, J.D.
  • Jacqueline Talman
    HCA Midwest Division
  • Laurie Tucker, R.N.
    Two Rivers Psychiatric Hospital
    Geriatric Unit
  • June Williams
Upcoming Events


March 12 and 19 - ABC's of Alzheimer's Disease
An overview of the disease process including how family caregivers can work with the individual experiencing the disease. 5:30-8:00 p.m. at the Shawnee County Library in Topeka. Call 785-271-1844 or for details.


March 13 - Memory Day
Join others who are advocating for Alzheimer's and speak to your Missouri legislators in Jefferson City. Call 913-831-3888 or for details.


March 27 - All About Alzheimer's Disease - Clinton, MO
Discussion will focus on general disease information including diagnosis, stages, risk factors, current treatments and interventions.6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Clinton Senior Center. Call 913-831-3888 or for details.