AARP Louisiana is pleased to continue as the Presenting Sponsor of the HOPEFUL Symposium (formerly the Alzheimer's & Caregivers' Symposium). This free, educational conference is designed to educate the community about Alzheimer's disease and provide resources for Caregivers. Dr. Mark Pippenger, a behavioral neurologist with Novant Healthcare in Charlotte, NC will be the guest speaker. Mrs. Sharyn Fein of Ed-U-Care (Dallas) will present on Compassion Fatigue. Dr. Elizabeth Disbrow (LSUHCS-Shreveport) will discuss the relationship between diabetes and Alzheimer's and recruit individuals for a clinical trial. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for registered attendees. There will be lots of resource tables, door prizes and a chance to network with other caregivers. The event is produced by Mrs. Roslyn Thibodeaux Goodall, MBA and hosted by St. Matthew A.M.E. Church, Rev. Dr. Glenell Lee Pruitt, Pastor.