The UC Davis Medical and Translational Science Heart (CTSC) invitations you to attend Overlook Me Not, a stage play depicting the expertise of Alzheimer’s and dementia care within the lifetime of an African American household. A screening of the play and a dialogue led by the director takes place on Friday, Might 20 at 6:00 p.m. in Sacramento’s Guild Theater, and also will be live-streamed.

The occasion goals to lift consciousness of wholesome mind getting old, Alzheimer’s illness, and analysis and sources accessible to assist communities age gracefully. The play highlights the influence of dementia on caregivers, household and associates.

“This occasion is an thrilling collaboration between UC Davis Well being and numerous neighborhood companions and displays the college’s dedication to well being fairness,” stated Elizabeth Vasile, director of CTSC’s Well being Fairness Assets and Outreach (HERO) program. “We’re devoted to creating culturally acceptable and community-informed actions to help wholesome getting old, particularly in traditionally underserved communities.”

About Overlook Me Not

African American people

Overlook me Not is a play about dementia and dementia care and the influence on people and households within the African American neighborhood. It was initially produced and carried out as dwell theatre in venues throughout the nation. In the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, playwright and director Garrett Davis made it accessible in video format for communities and non-profits to make use of.

Davis will introduce the play and lead the panel dialogue with UC Davis Well being specialists, household caregivers, analysis contributors and neighborhood leaders.


5:00- 6:00 PM: Gentle dinner, socializing and useful resource sharing at Esther’s Park (3408 third Ave, Sacramento)

6:00- 8:30 PM: Efficiency screening, speaker panel and neighborhood dialog at Guild Theater (2828 thirty fifth St, Sacramento)

Participation is free and open to the general public, however pre-registration is required. Register right here.

For extra data, contact HERO@ucdavis.edu or name 916-734-3746.

This occasion is sponsored by the CTSC HERO program and the Alzheimer’s Illness Analysis Heart. The UC Davis CTSC receives help from the NIH Nationwide Heart for Advancing Translational Sciences (award TR001860).

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