Alzheimer’s Association Conference in Sacramento – Understanding Memory Loss: Strategies for Care

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2014 Understanding Memory Loss: Strategies for Care
Thursday, May 22, 2014
9 am – 4 pm
Registration begins at 8 am

Sacramento Convention Center
1400 J Street
Sacramento, 95814
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This annual education conference is designed to fit the needs of families caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. It is also for professionals who would like to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease, the challenges and hope for the future.

Questions? Email denise.davis@alz.org or call 1.800.272.3900
CEU’s are available.

Interested in Sponsorship and Exhibitor opportunities for the 2014 conference?
Call or email our Program Director Denise Davis at denise.davis@alz.org.

Program:
8 – 9 am: Registration

9 – 9:15 am: Welcome
Michelle Johnston, MPH, Regional Director, Alzheimer’s Association

9:15 – 9:45 am: Update on Latest Policies – Call To Action
Ruth Gay, MS, Public Policy and Advocacy Director, Alzheimer’s Association

9:45 – 10:40 am: Latest in Research
Owen Carmichael, PhD, University of California, Davis

10:40 – 11 am: Break/Exhibit Hall

11 am – 12:15 pm: Concurrent Sessions

  • A1) Conversations About Dementia
    Edie Yau, MA, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Alzheimer’sAssociation
  • A2) Strategies for a Successful Placement – When Staying at Home is No Longer An Option Carol Kinsel, Owner, Senior Care Solutions
  • A3) Dementia Behavior Challenges and Practical Strategies
    Jane Van Dyke-Perez, Owner, Assisted Living Education
  • A4) How the Environment and Daily Program Impacts Behaviors
    Betsy Brawley, IIDA, AAHID, CID, Design Concepts Unlimited and
    Nancy Schier-Anzelmo, Principal, Alzheimer’s Care Associates LLC

12:15 – 1:15 pm: Lunch/Exhibit Hall

1:15 – 2:30 pm: Concurrent Sessions

  • P1) Parkinson’s Disease Dementia and Lewy Body Disease
    Suketu Khandhar, MD, Medical Director, Kaiser Permanente, Movement Disorders Program
  • P2) Strategies for a Successful Placement – When Staying at Home is No Longer An Option (repeat of morning session)
    Carol Kinsel, Owner, Senior Care Solutions
  • P3) Dementia Behavior Challenges and Practical Strategies (repeat of morning session)
    Jane Van Dyke-Perez, Owner, Assisted Living Education
  • P4) Late Stage Care
    Cynthia Wolff, RN, BA, MSHSA, Director of Community Access and Outreach, Yolo Hospice

2:30 – 2:50 pm: Break/Exhibit Hall

2:50 –3:50 pm: Self Care for the Caregiver
Micheal Pope, CEO, Executive Director, Alzheimer’s Services of the East Bay

3:50 –4 pm: Closing Remarks and Evaluations

Special thanks to our Event Sponsors:

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