Rocky Mountain Conference on Dementia March 2
The latest medical guidance on preserving brain health, tips on caring for loved ones diagnosed with dementia, legal and financial planning for long-term care and much more will be covered in the free, virtual Rocky Mountain Conference on Dementia scheduled for Thursday, March 2.
Experts from a variety of medical and aging industries will present during the one-day program hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado. Topics that will be addressed during the conference include:
- Advancing the Science: The Latest in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research
- Tips to Survive Caregiving When No Choice Is Ideal
- Meeting the Needs of Younger Onset Families
- 5 Proactive and Reactive Interventions to Better Connect Through Behavioral Expressions
- End of Life Considerations
- Grief During and After Caregiving
- Honoring Elder Choices
- How to Get Paid While Caregiving for a Loved One or Learn How to Get the Cost of Care Paid for so Professionals Can Assist You
“The Rocky Mountain Conference on Dementia is designed for people living with dementia, their caregivers, professional caregivers, healthcare providers, public health professionals, aging services professionals, and anyone interested in learning about dementia,” said Kelly Osthoff, senior director of Programs for the Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado.
The program is offered at no charge, and will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 2. Those interested in participating should go to alz.org/co
or call the Alzheimer’s Association free 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900. The conference will be recorded and available online for 30 days following the March 2 event.
More than 6.5 million people across the United States, including 76,000 Coloradans, are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the seventh-leading cause of death and the only major disease without a prevention or cure.
The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's and all other dementia.™ For more information, visit www.alz.org or call the 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.