PreSERVE Coalition is a group of individuals from healthcare, service organizations and the community, collaborating on initiatives that support the health and well being of older adult African Americans in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area. We focus particularly on brain health and the many aspects of preserving memory.

Our Aging and Memory in the African American Community Conference, scheduled for June 2nd, 2012, is our signature educational event designed to initiate healthy change for individuals and community.

PreSERVE Coalition Members:

  • Linda Boise, PhD, MPH, The Layton Aging & Alzheimer's Disease Center, OHSU, Co-Chair/Co-Founder of PreSERVE
  • Tiffany Kirkpatrick, community member and Co-Chair/Co-Founder of PreSERVE
  • Lauretta Slaughter, Urban League of Portland, volunteer
  • M. Yvonne Williams, The Portland Chapter of the Links, Inc.
  • Raina Croff, PhD, Public Health & Preventive Medicine, OHSU
  • Jon Bartholomew, Public Policy Director, Alzheimer's Association Oregon Chapter
  • Rika Bering, Providence ElderPlace
  • Bandana Shrestha, AARP Oregon
  • Lee Girard, Community Services Manager, Multnomah County Aging & Disability Services
  • Loriann McNeill, Multnomah County Family Caregiver Support Program
  • Trudy Rice, RN (retired) Health Advocate, for the community at-large
  • Elizabeth Takahashi, Multnomah County Health Department
  • Derenda Schubert, PhD, Executive Director, Bridge Meadows
  • Renee Moseley, LCSW, Program Director, Bridge Meadows

Black Elders Address Health Disparities LISTENING PROJECT Part 1

Please join us and share your ideas and concerns for a healthy African American community!

September 15, 2012
10:30 a.m. to Noon
Maranatha Church
4222 NE 13th Ave.
Portland, OR 97211

Conference Sponsors
The 2012 conference is made possible thanks to our generous sponsors:

- Ambassador -
Layton Aging & Alzheimer's Disease Center, OHSU

Multnomah County Aging & Disability Services

- Visionary -
Providence ElderPlace

AARP Oregon

- Leader-
Volunteers of America, Oregon

Black United Fund

Alzheimer’s Association Oregon Chapter

The Links, Inc.,
Portland Chapter

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