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The Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter collaborates with leaders in the Alzheimer's community to bring experts in the fields of medicine, research, caregiving and more to share their knowledge with conference attendees. 
Conferences may either be full- or half-day events and are scheduled for different times in the year at various locations throughout the region.


5th annual Dementia Conference
Ethical and Legal Issues in Dementia: Navigating Difficult Decisions

Date:
Saturday, October 11, 2014

Location:
Holy Cross Hospital
Silver Spring, MD 20619

For more information, click here or call 301.475.4200 extension 1053.


28th annual Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium Caregivers Conference
Caregiving:  Taking a Closer Look

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
8:30am - 3:30pm
First Baptist Church of Alexandria
2932 King Street
Alexandria , VA 22302

Speaker presentations include:

“Brain Health Across the Lifespan” – Paul Nussbaum, Ph.D.

“Understanding and Approaching Challenging Behaviors in Dementia” – Jonathan M. Evans, MD

“Music and Memory” – Christi Clark

“Seeing the Person, Not the Disease” – Steven R. Sabat, Ph.D.

“Hugs, Humor, and Hope” – Greg Risberg

Registration:

The fee is $30, which includes continental breakfast, lunch and conference materials.
Register online at nvdcc.eventbrite.com. Download the registration form to register by mail.

Respite care:

Do you need someone to care for your loved one so you can attend the conference? Limited free in-home respite care for persons with dementia living in northern Virginia only will be provided by GraceFul Care. For more information about respite, call (703) 904-3994 no later than October 15.


 

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