Alzheimer’s Association Annual Dementia Conference

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Friday, April 21, 2017
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Location
Baltimore Sheraton North Hotel

 


As the Baltimore area’s leading dementia conference for healthcare professionals and care partners, this comprehensive, full-day event will feature experts in the field who will present the latest in Alzheimer’s research and practical information on Alzheimer’s care.

Heather Snyder, PhD, Senior Director, Medical & Scientific Relations with the Alzheimer’s Association, will present the morning keynote address: State of Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Research: Moving Toward 2025. Herb Magley, who lost both his wife and father-in-law to Alzheimer’s disease after both were diagnosed in their early fifties, will present the afternoon keynote address: The Journey of an Alzheimer’s Caregiver: Living, Loving and Laughing.

Breakout sessions will cover such topics as Legal & Financial Planning, End of Life Care, Identifying and Supporting Caregivers in the LGBT Community, Managing Difficult Behaviors, Advocating for Your Loved One across Settings, Maryland-based Research, Sleep Disorders and Dementia and Hearing Loss and Dementia.

The admission fee – $35 for care partners/students and $95 for health professionals who will receive social work continuing education credits – includes breakfast, lunch and conference materials. Additionally, respite care is available for care partners registered for the conference. For more information or to register, visit bit.ly/2017/ADC, call 800.272.3900 or email info.maryland@alz.org.

The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Its mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Its vision is a world without Alzheimer’s®. Visit www.alz.org/maryland or call 800.272.3900.