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Thanks to all that attended and supported our 2018 Dementia Education Conference which took place on August 29th. Below you will find links to select presentations from the event.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR NEXT YEAR'S CONFERENCE:
August 28, 2019

 

Whether you are a healthcare professional, caregiver, person living with Alzheimer’s or related dementia, or a member of the general public, all are invited to our Annual Dementia Education Conference! Come learn more about the impact of Alzheimer’s globally and locally for you and those you support and serve.  Learn or refresh your caregiving practices. Discover new resources. Connect with others.

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Photos:

View photos from the 2018 Conference.

Sessions:

Below are select presentations from the 2018 Conference. 

KEYNOTE:
Alzheimer’s Research and Moving Forward 
Heather Snyder, Ph.D., Senior Director, Medical and Scientific Relations, Alzheimer’s Association
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BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

Understanding Risks Associated with Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Heather Snyder, Ph.D., Senior Director, Medical and Scientific Relations, Alzheimer’s Association
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“Doc, I think I am taking too many medications!”
Anthony Caprio, M.D., CMD, AGSF, Associate Professor, Program Director Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, Medical Director Division of Aging – Atrium Health
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Dementia and the Role of Technology
Jack Brosch, IT Professional, Caregiver
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The Alzheimer’s Family – Maintaining Connections While Caring and Coping
Mary Ann Drummond, R.N., Speaker, Educator, Member ALZ Authors
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The Public Health Crisis: Alzheimer’s on the Front Lines
Scott Herrick, M.S., Alzheimer’s Association - North Carolina State Public Policy and Advocacy Director & Marie Glapiak, M.A., Advocacy and Operations Manager, Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter
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Standing Guard: Protect What You Worked For
Keith Ross, AAMS, Edward Jones
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Psychiatric co-morbidities in Alzheimer’s Disease
M. Reza Bolouri, M.D., Board Certified Neurologist, Founder – Alzheimer’s Memory Center
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Is this Alzheimer’s disease?
M. Reza Bolouri, M.D., Board Certified Neurologist, Founder – Alzheimer’s Memory Center
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Hospice Care – It’s About How You Live!
Tina Ketchie Stearns, MBA, Speaker, Author, Educator
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Providers hate talking about end of life and dying
Tina Ketchie Stearns, MBA, Speaker, Author, Educator
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What’s in a trial? 
Redia Baxter, MPA, Community Outreach and Education Manager, Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter
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View the following 2018 session information:

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