Dan Gasby and B. Smith Partner with COAACH at N.C. A&T for Alzheimer’s Luncheon

Dan Gasby and B. Smith Partner with COAACH at N.C. A&T for Alzheimer’s Luncheon

The Center for Outreach in Alzheimer’s, Aging, and Community Health (COAACH) at North Carolina A&T State University will host the Dan Gasby and B. Smith Alzheimer’s Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 at the Alumni Foundation Event Center on the university’s campus. 

Who:

Dan Gasby and B. Smith. In 2013, celebrity lifestyle maven B. Smith was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease.  Her husband Dan, television executive whose contracts included Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune and the Oprah Winfrey Show, is now B.’s care giver. B. has been a model, actress, celebrity chef, and owner of three B. Smith restaurants.

What:

The Dan Gasby and B. Smith Alzheimer’s Luncheon. During the event Dan will share the couple’s personal experiences in order to increase awareness about Alzheimer’s and Alzheimer’s care. He will also discuss the book he and B. wrote titled, “Before I Forget” as well as conduct a book signing following the luncheon. The work that COAACH is doing is also featured in the book.  

When:

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where:

North Carolina A&T State University
Alumni Foundation Event Center
200 N. Benbow Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27411

Why:

N.C. A&T is the birthplace and home to vital research, initiatives and outreach for African-Americans with Alzheimer’s disease through the state-of-the-art Center for Outreach in Alzheimer’s, Aging, and Community Health (COAACH). The center regularly collaborates with external entities to further the cause of Alzheimer treatment and search for a cure.

MEDIA RSVP/Contact:

Please RSVP intent to cover by Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 to Joy Cook, N.C. A&T Interim Director of Media Relations Dcook1@ncat.edu | office: 336-256-0863 | cell: 336-681-0028

General Public Register/RSVP:

Please contact COAACH at 336-285-2165 or tlong@ncat.edu