Thursday, October 25th at Denver Marriott Tech Center. Directions
This one-day symposium, Building Connections, brings together experts on Alzheimer’s who will help transform the way we think about this disease. The symposium will offer local and national speakers who have revolutionized our ideas about public policy and advocacy, research and treatment, and person-centered care for people with Alzheimer’s disease. Join us for this dynamic and innovative day as we discover ways to build connections through science, relationships, and resources.
Symposium Featured Presentations Grandma Stole my iPad: Engaging People through Adaptive Technologies Helping Professional Caregivers Cope with Loss Care for the Caregiver - 60 ideas in 60 minutes Therapeutic Chi Sao: Compassionate Approach to Combativeness Click here for the complete Symposium Agenda
The Alzheimer's Association is going green again this year. This will be a paperless conference. View or print symposium handouts here.
Thank you to our sponsors!
Sunrise Senior Living at Pinehurst - Bookstore Sponsor
Colorado Assisted Living Homes - Break Sponsor
Featured Researcher: Heather M. Snyder, PhD, Senior Associate Director, Medical and Scientific Relations, Alzheimer’s Association
Ending Keynote: Alan Arnette, Speaker, Mountaineer, Alzheimer’s Advocate
Do you have early stage memory loss, dementia, or Alzheimer's? Learn about our specially designed workshops for people with early stage memory loss at our Early Stage Forum. Contact Sharon Stokes for more information.
Learn more about showcasing your organization at our 2012 Resource Hall:
Please join us as a sponsor for this event. Space is limited! For more information about sponsoring the symposium please contact Amelia Schafer email@example.com or 303-813-1669
Excellence in Caregiving Award
Nominate your favorite caregiver for the 2012 George and Pat Sugerman Excellence in Caregiving Award. Each year the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association gives this award to a professional caregiver who provides outstanding care to people with Alzheimer’s disease. We rely on family nominations to identify these exceptional caregivers. Click here to view a video of all nominees.
2012 winner Michelle Holden