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Gerontology Lecture: “Remembering the Good Times: A Caregiver’s Journey”

The GSU Gerontology Institute is hosting its annual Barbara Pittard Payne Lectureship in Gerontology on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 6:00pm at Centennial Hall:

“Remembering the Good Times: A Caregiver’s Journey,” by Bern Nadette Stanis, best known as Thelma Evans from the hit television show Good Times and Alzheimer’s Association National Spokesperson.

Bern Nadette Stanis is not only a talented actress but also a prolific writer. Her most recent work, The Last Night: A Caregiver’s Journey, profiles the walk of a loving daughter with a beloved mother diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. It was created to inspire caregivers all around the world. Her presentation will explore the importance of remembering the lives of those who are suffering from this awful disease and embracing the caregivers who are by their sides.

For more information & to RSVP by March 13, 2017, please visit

Below are a selection of books the University Library has related to Alzheimer’s caregiving – and click here to see more:

And we have several documentary films on Alzheimer’s caregiving you can stream from our Kanopy film databaseclick here to see more.

Interested in gerontology/aging research? Check out the Library’s Gerontology Research Guide or contact the Gerontology Librarian.