Calendar of Events

The New Town Dementia Caring Community program sponsors educational series, caregiver training & support groups, memory cafés, and other events in and around the New Town/College Gardens neighborhood each month to help raise awareness and support those with memory loss and their loved ones. Upcoming events are posted below. To learn more about an event, click on the activity or contact us for information.

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July 2020

Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's & Related Dementia Education & Caregiver Support

Thu, Jul 2, 2020
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Mayo Clinic Florida 4500 San Pablo Rd Jacksonville, FL 32224
Please join us for free education and support classes to help caregivers and family members understand disease, plan for the future, and acquire skills to assist in caregiving. Please see the class schedule for program listings or call 904-953-2677 for more information.

Education Series: Relaxation & Stress Relief Techniques for Caregivers

Wed, Jul 29, 2020
5:30pm to 6:30pm
This event will introduce simple exercises and techniques that promote relaxation and well-being. The presentation will be led by Michelle Graff-Radford, who has been practicing and teaching yoga for more than thirty years. She conducts stress management seminars for various groups and teaches yoga techniques in the Mayo Clinic HABIT [...]

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Education Series: Elder Fraud Prevention

Wed, Jul 1, 2020
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Ms. Justine Conley, AARP Associate State Director for Outreach for Jacksonville will lead discussion on ways to prevent fraud among elders and vulnerable populations, including people with memory loss.

Education Series: Staying Safe at Home

Wed, Jul 15, 2020
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Mr. Jonathan O'Leary, a Client Service Specialist for Senior Helpers,  discussed how to ensure your home is safe for elderly loved ones, including those who are experiencing memory loss due to dementia.