Barbara Pittard Payne Lectureship in Gerontology – Bern Nadette Stanis

Posted On January 3, 2017
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Please join us for our annual Barbara Pittard Payne Lectureship in Gerontology on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

“Remembering the Good Times: A Caregiver’s Journey” 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. Today, Bern Nadette Stanis travels the world as the author of three books. 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.

This event will be held in Centennial Hall at Georgia State University. The lecture is FREE and open to the public. We welcome and encourage you to share this announcement with others and invite guests.

Parking will be available at the 75 Piedmont parking Deck located off of J.W. Dobbs Avenue and surrounding parking lots.

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