At its next meeting on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, the Ombuds of Texas will be joined by Valerie Taylor, founder of South Texas Alternative Choice and an expert in the field of aging and mental health. Taylor will give a presentation on "Older Adults with Dementia and Mental Illness: What an Ombuds Needs to Know."
The conversation will continue in afternoon with a supplemental session: "Mental Health Question and Answers" by Lauren Bloom, MA, LMSW and Ombudsperson The University of Texas at Austin and Sol Community Counseling. The meeting will be hosted by Marathon Oil Company in San Antonio and runs from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. (Ombuds of Texas.)