Caregivers and family members who have loved one's with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia, professional caregivers, and those in the community, are welcome to attend any of our chapter conferences. Often times continuing education credits and contact hours are available for professionals. We also provide educational opportunities for those with early-stage dementia. All conferences are an educational opportunity and provide the latest knowledge, treatment options, and research on a variety of topics related to dementia.
The Meadows Events & Conference Center | Altoona, IA
Family and professional caregivers, additional family members, and those in our community are welcome to attend. CEUs and contact hours will be available for professionals seeking credit. To register, sponsor, or be a vendor, contact the Alzheimer's Association at 515.440.6383 x106 or email Polly.Johnston@alz.org.
Healthcare Professionals - CEUs & Contact Hours ONLY - $95
Healthcare Professionals - Certificate of Attendance ONLY - $85
NEW Group Rate
$85 for ONE professional seeking CEUs or Contact Hours + a MINIMUM of TWO direct care workers from the same facility ($50 per person). This Group Rate was set up to encourage assisted living facilities to bring additional direct care workers to the conference. You can save $25 per direct care worker you bring by using this Group Rate. For questions contact Polly.
Family Members / Non-Paid Caregivers / Support Group Facilitator / Person with Dementia - CHAPTER TERRITORY ONLY
Family Members / Non-Paid Caregivers / Support Group Facilitator / Person with Dementia - NOT IN CHAPTER TERRITORY
- Register ONLINE by clicking the purple REGISTER button below.
- To register via PHONE call 800.272.3900 or 515.440.6383 x106.
- To register via MAIL, download the brochure and complete the registration form. Return form and payment to:
1730 28th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50266
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS
Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) and Contact Hours will be provided by DMACC (IBN Provider #22).
- 0.71 CEUs
- 7.1 Contact Hours
The credit will only be awarded for those who attend the entire program. When registering you must provide: the last four digits of your social security number, your License Number and birth date. You must sign in and out to receive credit. No partial credit is given.
Certificate of Attendance will be provided for all other registered professionals. Certificates will only be provided to those who attend the entire program.
Dr. Cameron Camp, with the Center for Applied Research in Dementia (Ohio)
Topic: Nonpharmacologic Treatments for Dementia
Ryan Carnahan, Pharmacist from University of Iowa
Topic: Psychotropic Medications and Dementia
To view the full list of speakers and topics CLICK HERE to view the conference brochure.
A special group rate is available at the Prairie Meadows hotel. To book your room(s) please click the image below. If you call the hotel, 515.967.1291, reference the group code ALZHEIMCONF.
Iowa Central Community College | Fort Dodge, IA
Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)
Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) will be provided by Iowa Central Community College. Professionals seeking credit will receive 6.5 hours. The credit will only be awarded for those who attend the entire program. When registering you must provide: the last four digits of your social security number, your License Number and birth date. You must sign in and out to receive credit. No partial credit is given.
Featured speaker is Erin Bonitto, Founder & Lead Coach with Gemini Consulting, Inc out of Cold Spring, Minnesota. Chances are good that someone in your life will be affected by dementia – a neighbor, a friend, or even a loved one. Trying to help can be confusing, as you sort through what the doctors and authors and experts want you to know. Erin's session will help you re-focus on what the person with Alzheimer’s - Dementia wants you to know and needs you to know. Topics may include:
- Understanding the very important differences between Age-Associated Memory Impairment’ and Alzheimer’s disease.
- Reducing frustration by learning the language of dementia.
- Ensuring meaningful connections for you and your loved one or friend.
This session of the conference is suitable for both caregivers and anyone who would like to know more about memory loss.
For more details on how to register, details on the conference, or continuing education credit information, please contact Amy VonBank (email@example.com) at 515.576.4884 or 800.272.3900.
Location TBD | Dubuque, IA
Family and professional caregivers, additional family members, and those in our community are welcome to attend. CEUs and contact hours will be available for professionals seeking credit. To register, sponsor, or become a vendor, contact the Alzheimer's Association at 563.589.0030, toll free at 800.272.3900, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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