Mark Your Calendar!
2013 Spring Symposium
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Featuring Dr. Mary Quiceno and Heather McKay
The Symposium is full and we are no longer accepting registrations. For other Alzheimer's Association education events, please see the calendar.
The 2013 Spring Symposium on Thursday, March 28, 2013, at the Riley Conference Center on the campus of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The Spring Symposium is the area’s premier source for up to date, relevant information about Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia and features a full day of presentations by professionals whose expertise bears on practical, financial and legal concerns related to dementia care. Attendees will also have the opportuntiy to meet with representatives from 50 businesses and non-profit organizations who provide services for families and professionals who care for someone with dementia.
Download the Symposium Brochure here
Each year the Spring Symposium features as its keynote speaker, a nationally recognized expert in the field of Alzheimer’s research and treatment. In 2013, Dr. Mary Quiceno will speak on risk factors for Alzheimers, such as diabetes, that we can control.
Dr. Mary Quiceno (pronounced Key-seno) is a Neurologist and Assistant Professor of Neurology & Neurotherapeutics at the University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) Medical School in Dallas. She received her medical degree at the University of Miami School of Medicine, in Miami, Florida and completed her Neurology training at UTSW, followed by a fellowship in Neurobehavior and Dementia at UTSW. She is Board Certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and is certified in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties. She is the director of the Cognitive Disorders & Memory Clinic at UTSW and the leader of the Education & Information Core of the Alzheimer’s Disease Center at UTSW. She is active in teaching and clinical research at UTSW and is a board member of the Greater Dallas Chapter of the Alzheimer Association.
Heather McKay, MS, OTR/L, featured speaker at many past Association events will return. Heather is an occupational therapist and dementia care specialist who trains professional and family caregivers and consults with facilities on topics related to dementia and Alzheimer’s care. She offers practical caregiving techniques that can be applied immediately.
Sponsor the Spring Symposium, download a sponsorship flyer here.
SponsorsMeet our Sponsors for the 2013 Symposium, without whose generous support this event would not be possible. click on logo to be directed to their web sites.
Special thanks to the Area Agency on Aging of Tarrant County for partially underwriting the Symposium
Silver SponsorsColonial Gardens
Health & Aging Brain Study, University of North Texas - Health Science Center
James L. West Alzheimer Center
Villagio Senior Living
Bronze sponsorsArden Courts of Arlington
Brookdale Senior Living
Garden Terrace Alzheimer's Center of Excellence
Home Care Assistance, Fort Worth
Meadowbrook Memory Care