"Matters Of The Mind: A Series On Memory Loss" Next Session Is Sept. 20

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
CHI Memorial Center for Healthy Aging will host the third session of its Matters of the Mind: A Series on Memory Loss on Thursday, Sept. 20 from 6-7 p.m. at CHI Memorial Hospital Hixson’s Professional Office Building, 2051 Hamill Road, third floor conference room in Hixson.  
 
The topic will be “Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Competency.”  Amy Boulware, care manager: elder law and special needs and Peter Harrison, associate, from Chambliss, Bahner, and Stophel, P.C.
, will lead the discussion.  
 
This educational series is free and open to everyone.  An RSVP is requested by 
Sept. 14.  To sign-up, or for more information, call 423-682-8150 or email Adrian_Boyd@memorial.org. 
 


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Too Many Questions

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