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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.

Prepare to Care: Getting Your Ducks in a Row
29th Annual Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium Caregivers Conference

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Korean Central Presbyterian Church
15451 Lee Highway
Centreville, VA 20121

Conference Schedule
8:00    Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45    Welcome
9:00    Overview of Brain Disease, R. Scott Turner, MD, PhD
9:45    Preparing to be a Caregiver, Antonio M. Taguba, Major General, U.S. Army Retired
10:45  Break and Visit Exhibitors
11:00  Making Caregiving Manageable: Legal and Financial Planning, Sally Balch Hurme, J.D.
11:45  Lunch, Visit Exhibitors, and Book Signing
12:45  From Chaos to Calm: Identifying and Dealing with Caregiver Feelings, Jennifer FitzPatrick MSW, LCSW-C
1:45    Understanding Medicare, Bill Vaughan
2:30    Break,Visit Exhibitors and Creative Dance with Margot Greenly
2:45    Making the Most of Life When Things Go "Afowl", Ron Culberson
3:30   Adjourn

Register online. Conference fee of $30 includes continental breakfast, lunch and conference materials. 


Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.