Clarksburg, MD—BrightFocus Foundation, a nonprofit organization funding scientific research and promoting public awareness worldwide to end diseases of mind and sight, announced a free virtual town hall, Caregiving During COVID-19, to discuss the challenges currently facing caregivers across America and offer helpful advice to guide us through the coming months.
The town hall will be streamed live on August 4 at 7 p.m. EDT on all BrightFocus social media channels (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) and at brightfocus.org. Second in a planned series, the program will feature Richard Lui, MSNBC news anchor and caregiver, speaking with three leading caregiving experts:
- Jin Hui Joo, MA, MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
- Sandy Markwood, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
- C. Grace Whiting, JD, National Alliance on Caregiving
Questions may be sent in advance to: www.brightfocus.org/TownHallQuestions.
BrightFocus Foundation is a premier private funder of research to treat and cure Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, and glaucoma, currently supporting a portfolio of over 200 projects around the globe, a $40 million investment.
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