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Educational Conference - Midland

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 | 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. CST

Join us in Midland for an educational day featuring professionals from various fields as they discuss a wide range of topics equipping caregivers, friends, and family of those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia related diseases.

Topics include: responding to dementia related behaviors, legal matters, transfer techniques for patient care, palliative vs hospice care and caregiver self-care.

This is a FREE event and open to ALL.

Complimentary lunch and light breakfast will be provided. Multiple exhibitors will be providing information and resources, door prize drawings and much more.

Register today at bit.ly/ALZforALL or call 800.272.3900 for more information. Space is limited. 

Location:
Bush Convention Center
105 N. Main Street
​Midland, TX 79701

 

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Caring for Our Own: LGBTQ+ Seminar - ZOOM

Thursday, March 28, 2024 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CST
 
Join us for a day of collaboration and education at the Alzheimer’s Association’s 4th Annual Caring For Our Own LGBTQ+ Seminar. This event will be presented on Zoom. 

Sessions will include information on Alzheimer’s, dementia, and LGBTQ+ aging needs with a focus on creating safe spaces and enhancing support systems in clinical settings, senior housing, and within faith-based communities. By working collaboratively, we can build a more compassionate and inclusive future.

Social workers, licensed professional counselors, and nurses in Texas can receive 3.0 CEUs at no cost.

Session topics include:

  • Alz Aware: An Introduction to Alzheimer's, Dementia, and the Alzheimer's Association ABC's of LGBTQ+
  • Creating Safe Spaces in Healthcare: How the VA is Transforming LGBTQ+ Healthcare
  • Creating Safe Spaces in Senior Housing: A Panel Discussion
  • Creating Safe Spaces in Faith Communities


Register today: alznct.news/LGBTQ24 or call 800.272.3900.


CAREGIVER SERIES:


Thank you to all who participated in our Caregiver Series presentations in February. 

We are pleased to share all presentations from both events, and express gratitude to all our speakers and presenters for sharing their wealth of knowledge and information.

Below you will find links to presentations from both the 3rd Annual Caregiver Conference in El Paso (Saturday, Feb 17) and West Texas Caregiver Conference Virtual Series (Feb 19-Feb 23).
 

West Texas Caregiver Conference: Virtual Series

Virtual presentations available via:
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Monday, February 19, 2024
Dr. Eldaah Chacon-Boggs, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: Testing and Treatment Options
Passcode: o5F#twy4
Click here for audio recording in Spanish
Haga clic aquí para escuchar el audio en español.


Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Dr. Jonathan Singer, PhD
Understanding Family Caregivers of Persons with Alzheimer's Disease Burden, Stress and Pre-Death Grief 
Passcode: SxR#4GQ7
Click here for audio recording in Spanish
Haga clic aquí para escuchar el audio en español.


Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Ms. Yvette Lugo, LMSW

Supportive Services for Caregivers
Passcode: s@Va=l6K
Click here for audio recording in Spanish
Haga clic aquí para escuchar el audio en español.


Thursday, February 22, 2024
Dr. Jeanne Lee, MD
Palliative Care vs Hospice? How Do I Know It's The "Right Time" for Either?
Passcode: p$z$2x0a
Click here for audio recording in Spanish
Haga clic aquí para escuchar el audio en español.


Friday, February 23, 2024
Elizabeth Robles, MSMHC, LPC, FT, EOLD 
Dealing with Grief
Passcode: =r4PN9Dw
Click here for audio recording in Spanish
Haga clic aquí para escuchar el audio en español.

PAST EVENTS:

3rd Annual Caregiver Conference - El Paso

Thank you for joining our 3rd Annual Caregiver Conference in El Paso on Saturday, February 17, 2024.

We also thank our presenters for making their presentations available. Click the links below to open each presentation.

Third Annual Caregiver Conference

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Education for Caregivers of Patients with
Cognitive Dysfunction - Presentation

Dr. Maanit Kohli, MD, FACP
Dr. Hemanshi Mistry, MD

Understanding the Basics of Estate
Planning & Probate - Presentation 

David Bonilla
Attorney at Law, P.C.

The Process of Guardianship - Presentation
Raquel Lauretano, LCSW-S

Safe and Effective Mobility Strategies - Presentation
Eduardo Cardenas, PT

Caring for the Caregiver: Navigating the Journey of Dementia with Self-Compassion - Presentation
Dr. Frank Puga, Ph.D.



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For questions or more information, please contact Maria Llamas, Director of Programs and Services, West Texas, via email at mgllamas@alz.org or 915.257.0246.