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Alzheimer's Association Annual
Dementia Conference



The Alzheimer's Association Annual Dementia Conference: Making Connections is for individuals with dementia and all members of their care team, including family, friends other caregivers and professionals.

Professionals, including acute and long-term care nurses, social workers, assisted living and nursing home administrators, geriatric care managers, and allied health professionals working with individuals with dementia and their caregivers, are invited to attend and can receive continuing education credits.

Presentations from 2014 Annual Dementia Conference

Viewing and Doing in Alzheimer's Disease: Mind the Gap
Presentation by Judah Ronch, Ph.D.
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Best Practices in Dementia Care: Concept of Culture Change
Presentation by Myron Gelsinger, ADC, CTRS, CDP, Mary Jones, and Nathaniel Sweeny, MA, LNHA
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If It's Not Alzheimer's What is it?: Understanding Related Disorders
Presentation by Chiadi Onyike, MD, MHS
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Alzheimer's Association Programs & Services
Presentation by Teri Bennett, MS, Cathy Hanson, LGSW, Shelley Jennings, LBSW, C-SWCM, and Yolanda Wright, LGSW
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How to Advocate for your Loved One's Care
Presentation by Cynthia Fields, MD, Nancy Miller, and Susan Westgate, MSW, LCSW-C
View presentation slides from Cynthia Fields, MD
View presentation slides from Nancy Miller
View presentation slides from Susan Westgate, MSW, LCSW-C

Advocacy and Public Policy Update
Presentation by Rachel M. Conant, Alice Hedt, and Joe Gillis
View presentation slides from Rachel M. Conant
View presentation slides from Joe Gillis

Sponsor/Exhibitor Information

To learn about opportunities, contact Junnell Sample at or 410.561.9099, ext. 222, or download the sponsor prospectus.


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