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Caregivers and family members who have loved one's with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia, professional caregivers, and those in the community, are welcome to attend any of our chapter conferences. Often times continuing education credits and contact hours are available for professionals. We also provide educational opportunities for those with early-stage dementia. All conferences are an educational opportunity and may provide the latest knowledge, research update, and discussions on a variety of topics related to dementia.

Des Moines - 2018 BrainWorks Statewide Educational Conference - April 10, 2018


2018 Brainworks Conference

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The 2018 BrainWorks Conference; Help Me Help Myself is for professional and family audiences. It features national, regional, and local speakers who will provide education to those who care for people affected by dementia. This years topics include updates on research, use of technology to support those with dementia, managing challenging behaviors and caregiver stress, ideas on how to pay for care, and insight into the challenges faced by the LGBTQ community affected by dementia. The Alzheimer's Association is the leading expert on dementia care and is pleased to ensure that those affected to get access to the care and support they need to live well.

A free copy of the book, "My Two Elaines" will be set aside to be picked up at the conference for the first 15 paid professionals and the first 20 caregivers/family members who register.

Over 60 exhibitors will be on hand to share resources.

View the 2018 Brainworks brochure here.

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