Banner Sun Health Research Institute (BSHRI) and Banner Alzheimer’s Institute (BAI) continue FREE educational lecture series, Giving People Strategies (GPS) for Caregiving, with March 13 class titled, ‘Staying Me: Maintaining a Sense of Self through Dementia & Parkinson’s disease.’

Having positive caregiver health and well-being is an essential part of caregiving. Dementia experts Susy Favaro, LCSW; and Lori Nisson, LCSW, will provide a variety of ideas and solutions to help caregivers restore balance and maintain a sense of self during the caregiving process. Event space is limited and reservations are required.

WHAT: Staying Me: Maintaining a Sense of Self through Dementia & Parkinson’s Disease

WHERE: Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix

WHEN: Friday, March 13, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

FEE: Free, however registration is required

RSVP: To register call, (602) 230-CARE (2273)

About Banner Alzheimer’s Institute
Through its research and care, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute is dedicated to the goal of ending Alzheimer’s disease without losing another generation. It is helping to launch a new era of Alzheimer’s research—treatment and prevention at the pre-symptomatic stage—and to establish a new comprehensive model of care. Established in 2006 by Banner Health, one of the country’s largest nonprofit health care systems, BAI has a three-fold focus: to conduct revolutionary studies in the detection, treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s; to set a national standard of patient and family care; and to forge scientific collaborations that bring together institutions and disciplines internationally. For more information, visit

About Banner Sun Health Research Institute
For 26 years, Banner Sun Health Research Institute, part of nonprofit Banner Health, has been a leader nationally and internationally in the effort to find answers to disorders of aging including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. The institute, together with its Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium partners, has been designated by the National Institutes of Health as one of just 29 Alzheimer’s Disease Centers in the nation. The institute’s Cleo Roberts Center for Clinical Research takes laboratory discoveries to clinical trials that foster hope for new treatments. Banner Health is Arizona’s leading health care provider and second largest private employer. For more information, visit