Calendar of Events

The New Town Dementia Caring Community program sponsors educational series, caregiver training & support groups, memory caf├ęs, 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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August 2020

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

Thu, Aug 6, 2020
12:00pm to 1:30pm

For the time being, we are using Zoom to connect with each other for support group. If you or someone you know would like to join our virtual support group, please send an email to the for the meeting link and more information.
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: Staying Healthy

Wed, Aug 12, 2020
5:30pm to 6:30pm

This is an online ZOOM meeting. Link: PW: OOOO (four zeros)
Dr. Floyd Willis, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Mayo Clinic shared tips on navigating your health, especially during the challenges of the coronavirus surge. As a member of the Mayo Alzheimer's Center, Dr. Willis answered questions on how care givers and their loved ones who have dementia can promote [...]

ACTS2 Caregiver Training & Support: Medications & Dementia Caregiving

Thu, Aug 13, 2020
7:00pm to 8:15pm

To register for this presentation, please email:
In this workshop offered by our partners in the African American Alzheimer's Caregiver Training & Support (ACTS2) program, Dr. Angela Massey Hill discussed what you should know and ask about medications for dementia. Key topics included: Medications for Improving Memory in Persons with Dementia; Medications for Improving Mood and Behavior [...]

Education Series: ElderSource Programs & Services

Wed, Aug 26, 2020
5:30pm to 6:30pm

This is an online ZOOM meeting. Link: PW: 0000 (four zeros)
Linda Levin, CEO of Elder Source - the Area Agency on Aging/Aging & Disability Resource Center for Northeast Florida - will present information on resources and services to help aging community members and their care partners live with dignity and security.