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15th Annual Southern Nevada Education Conference

April 24, 2018
Henderson Convention Center

200 S Water Street
Henderson, NV 89015

Online registration is now open! Please CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Click here to view the brochure.

We are pleased to provide the following Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for these professionals:

  • Nursing
  • Social Work

Questions? Contact Shannon Campagna at 702.248.2770.

 
 
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For more information on the SNV Annual Education Conference please contact Shannon Campagna at 702-248-2770 or scampagna@alz.org.

Full Conference Agenda:

 

7:30a Registration and Exhibitor Visits

8:45a Welcome/Opening Remarks

9:00a Young-onset dementia: it’s not just trouble with memory and it’s more common than you think

Gabriel Leger, M.D., Neurologist, Cleveland Clinic

Learn about the signs of Young-onset dementia and how common this disease is becoming. Understand the difference between normal memory loss and when you should be concerned.

10:00a The Three Unexpected Roles of Caregivers

Valerie Del Grosso, Esq., Attorney, Origins Legal Group

Learn how timely legal advice can save thousands of dollars and many hours of burdensome paperwork for caregivers, and improve the quality of life of seniors. By identifying the stage of care, professionals and caregivers can identify the legal services needed.

11:00a Break and Exhibitor Visits

11:15a Alzheimer Dementia and Chronic Illness: A Geriatrician Approach

Julie Zacharias, D.O., Assistant Professor, Touro University Nevada

Understand the challenges that dementia patients face when dealing with chronic illnesses and discuss new expectations with these chronic illnesses and how to avoid complications.

12:15p Lunch and Exhibitor Visits

1:00p Healthcare Issues in Advanced Stage Dementia

Aurelio Muyot, MD, AGSF, FACP, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Director / Assistant Professor, Touro University Nevada
Learn about the healthcare issues associated with Advanced Staged Dementia. Discuss common problems that caregivers face when taking care of someone with advanced dementia.

2:00p Through the Eyes of Rose

Cozé E. Long
President, Eyes of Rose, LLC

Understand dementia from the perspective of a caregiver whose life changed after the diagnosis of her mother. Recognize different feelings and emotions a caregiver may experience through their journey and learn the importance of communication amongst friends, family, caretakers, professionals, and the person with dementia.


 

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