Posted on: September 7, 2012

Pictured left to right: Angela Austin, SCRMC Senior Care Facility; Donna Jones, Alzheimer’s Support Group; Melora Jackson, Mississippi Department of Mental Health, Division of Alzheimer’s; Kathy Van Cleave, Mississippi Department of Mental Health, Director of the Division of Alzheimer’s; Ladd Hatten, Long–term Care Director, SCRMC; Anicia Hill, City of Laurel Public Relations Office; Jimme Dunnagan, and Donna Bailey, SCRMC.
Presentation of the proclamation of Mayor Melvin Mack by Anicia Hill declaring September Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. 
The Mississippi Department of Mental Health partnered with South Central Regional Medical Center’s Senior Care Facility to sponsor Mental Health in Aging Education Day: A Day of Alzheimer’s Education on Friday, September 7th from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at South Central Place in Laurel. Participants who attended the free education seminar were engaged with an interactive agenda throughout the day that provided a complete overview of Alzheimer’s disease and how to provide care for loved ones.

For additional information, please contact Donna Bailey, Behavioral Health Community Liaison at 601.319.6493 or email