Morning Pointe Associate Joins Fight Against Alzheimer's

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Yahaira Cope, life enrichment director at Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove, holds the orange promise flower, with other health care professionals and Alzheimer's care advocates who attended the Alzheimer’s Association Region 8 Committee Training Summit in Nashville.
Yahaira Cope, life enrichment director at Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove, holds the orange promise flower, with other health care professionals and Alzheimer's care advocates who attended the Alzheimer’s Association Region 8 Committee Training Summit in Nashville.

Yahaira Cope, life enrichment director at Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove, has been spreading awareness about Alzheimer's disease and participating in fundraisers since she joined the assisted living community nearly two years ago.

 

Today, she wants to make an event bigger impact and has joined the Alzheimer’s Association Mid-South Chapter’s 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer's committee.

Mr. Cope attended the Alzheimer’s Association Region 8 Committee Training Summit in Nashville, and looks forward to forming new partnerships to help take the cause to new heights.

 

"I am fired up about finding a cure," said Ms. Cope "This condition has touched so many seniors and families who are dear to me, and so I want to help make a difference in their lives."

 

Behind each Meaningful Day are associates like Ms. Cope who go above and beyond, making their mark for residents and the greater community. Visit www.morningpointe.com/makeyourmark to see more associates who are making a difference in the lives of others.


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