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CAREGIVER EDUCATION CONFERENCES

The Western Carolina Chapter presents regional conferences throughout our 49-county service area. Regional conferences cover a variety of topics, including but not limited to legal and financial planning, spirituality, long-term care, and more. For registration options and other details, click REGISTER NOW.  See a list of upcoming programs.   For more information, contact our 24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900.

MOUNTAINS

Join us for the Mountain Area Caregiver Conference!       REGISTER NOW!

Thursday, October 23, 2014 8:00am - 2:00pm 
Biltmore Baptist Church
35 Clayton Road, Arden, NC MAP IT

The Caregiver Education Conference focuses on providing family and professional caregivers with new, innovative information and caregiving techniques. The interactive sessions, motivating speakers, and innovative ideas focus on the many facets of Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving, research, communication, life-enhancing activities and person-centered care.

Registration Fees: 

$10 Family Caregivers
$25 Professionals / CE hours

Continuing Education: Continuing education hours (total of 5.5 credit hours) will be available for social workers, CNA’s, adult care home staff and nursing home administrators. No partial credits will be given.

Sponsorship Opportunities


Thank you to all the sponsors for making the 2014 Dementia Education Conference a huge success! There were over 350 individuals in attendance this year, and we look forward to seeing you in 2015!

 

2014 Dementia Education Conference
Innovation, Inclusion, Empowerment

Conference PowerPoints & Handouts
(PDF Files)

COMPASSION FATIGUE
PowerPoint
13 Ways to De-Stress (Handout)

DEMENTIA FRIENDLY HEALTHCARE
PowerPoint
Delirium - A Guide for Family and Friends (Handout)
Medical Evaluations Brochure (Handout)
Medical Request (Handout)
Medical Summary (Handout)
Personalized Elder Care Form (Handout)

PATIENT ADVOCACY
PowerPoint

SEXUALITY & ALZHEIMER'S
PowerPoint

ALZHEIMER'S & DEMENTIA ISSUES IMPACTING NC & THE NATION - ADVOCACY
2013 Facts & Figures (Handout)
2013 National Alzheimer's Plan Top 10 Accomplishments (Handout)
Alzheimer's Disease Advocacy (Handout)
Association Resource and Services (Handout)
HOPE for Alzheimer's Act (Handout)
National Alzheimer's Plan Appropriations (Handout)
 

PIEDMONT

Regional Caregiver Education Conference
Presenter PowerPoints & Handouts

Activity Resources
Falls Prevention
When Alzheimer's Comes to Church (handout for Spirituality & Grief Panel)
The Alzheimer's Dilemma (an overview of Alzheimer's disease and the stages)
Medical Management of Alzheimer's
Medications and Alzheimer's


 

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