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Thursday, May 16, 2024
Sleepy Hollow Hotel & Conference Center
455 S. Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591

Meeting of the Minds, our biennial conference on dementia, brain health and caregiving is returning in 2024.


$25: Students and people living with dementia
$75: Caregivers (the first 200 to register will get a discounted price of $25)
$175: Professionals (include healthcare workers, attorneys, residential care staff, etc.) 

Register in advance here or by calling 800.272.3900. 


9 a.m.     Breakfast and registration

10 a.m.    Welcome by David Sobel 

10:35 a.m. Legal and Financial Panel

  • Medicaid, presented by Colin Sandler, Medicaid Solutions
  • Trusts, presented by Kathleen Redalieu, Hollis Laidlaw & Simon
  • Advanced Directives, presented by Sara Meyers, Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP 
  • Medicare Coverage for Alzheimer's, presented by Mark Brownstein, Emerald Medicare

11:30 a.m.  BREAK

11:45 a.m.   Breakout Sessions 

  • Ambiguous Loss, presented by Gillian Rittmaster, WJCS and Sarah Lieberman, LMSW, Pathways to Care
  • Behaviors and Communications, presented by Joyce White, ACE
  • Caregiver Stress, presented by Misa Kishi
  • The Importance of Clinical Trials, presented by Mark Rapp and Mara Goldstein, Berman Clinical
  • Play with Purpose: Inspired Memory Care, presented by Nettie Harper and Kelly Gilligan (with CEUs)

12:45 p.m.   BREAK

1 p.m.    Lunch & Keynote Address

  • Research Advances in Alzheimer's and All Dementia, presented by Dr. Rebecca Edelmayer

2 p.m.   General Session

  • Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body, presented by Rachele Nicoletti, ACE

2:30 p.m.   Closing by David Sobel


Make a difference for those facing the disease, help increase the reach and impact of the Alzheimer's Association, and showcase your services by becoming a conference sponsor. 

Download our Sponsorship Opportunities Brochure. You can also contact Lisa Kaurich at or 914.253.6871 for more information. 

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