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Wednesday, May 22
The Oncenter

Join us for a conference especially for caregivers of those living with Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Keynote speaker

Lycia Tramujas Vasconcellos Neumann, PhD, MPA
Senior Director, Health Services Research, Alzheimer's Association

As senior director, Health Services Research, Dr. Neumann plays a pivotal role in advancing research that informs evidence-based policies and practices for timely, quality, cost-effective and equitable person-centered dementia care. Her interests lie in health care policy and programs, global health, health disparities, caregiving and aging, both as an applied researcher and evaluator. A member of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and the American Evaluation Association (AEA), Dr. Neumann is committed to helping organizations be more effective by using research and evaluation to inform decision-making and by establishing purposeful partnerships to strengthen the impact of their work.

Join us on May 22 to:

  • Network with others facing the same challenges

  • Learn about the latest breakthroughs in medications and therapeutic approaches for dementia with nationally recognized Dr. Lycia Neuman, as she demystifies their potential impact on enhancing quality of life
  • Engage with our expert panel as they delve into the transformative effects of alternative therapies and how these innovative approaches have positively impacted local families coping with dementia
  • Visit our Resource Expo featuring 40+ vendors that support caregivers and individuals living with dementia
  • Breakfast & Lunch provided with registration

Early Bird Registration - $65 by March 31
(After April 1, $80)

Register at
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8-9am - Interactive Resource Expo, Registration, Breakfast
9-9:10am - Welcome and Announcements - Kate Flannery, Executive Director, Upstate Chapters of the Alzheimer's Association

9:15-10:30am - Keynote Speaker, Dr. Lycia Neumann, Senior Director of Health Services & Research, Alzheimer's Association

10:30-10:45am - Break

10:45am-12pm - Panel Discussion

  • Music Therapy - Maestro Music Therapy
  • Animal Therapy - Memory Coral
  • Art Therapy - Syracuse Jewish Family Services

12-1:30pm – Lunch, Interactive Resource Expo and Caregiver Networking

1:30-2:30pm – Speaker, Caregiver Burnout from AccessCNY

2:30-2:45pm - Break and Expo

2:45-3:45pm – Speaker, Velocity Research - Clinical Trials from Lisa DeAngelo

3:45-4pm - Closing