Spring Symposium: Dementia - Current Trends & Future Directions
The Association’s largest education event for family caregivers and healthcare professionals offers up-to-date, useful information on a variety of topics pertaining to Alzheimer’s and dementia related care and support from experts in the field.
The morning plenary session will be presented by Laura Baker, Ph.D, associate professor of gerontology, geriatric medicine, neurology, social sciences and health policy at Wake Forest School of Medicine. Baker is most notably recognized as a primary investigator for the U.S. POINTER study.
In addition, local and regional experts in Alzheimer’s disease, law, psychology, dementia care and more will offer breakout sessions on topics of interest to family members who are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s and for healthcare workers who specialize in dementia care. Representatives of the Alzheimer’s Association and businesses serving the needs of caregivers and persons with dementia will have information available from symposium attendees.
The symposium will offer CMEs, CNEs and continuing education for a variety of other disciplines with the goal of providing timely information regarding dementia care to improve patient outcomes.
Registration fees are $75 for professionals needing continuing education credit and $50 for professionals that do not need CEs. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided. There is no charge for family caregivers to attend. A suggested donation of $25 is appreciated to cover the costs.
The Arlington Convention Center is located at 1200 Ballpark Way, Arlington, Texas 76011. For more information or to register, call 1.800.272.3900 or visit bit.ly/alzspringsymp2018.
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