Alzheimer's Community Care Presents the 2014 Alzheimer's Educational Conference

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Alzheimer’s Community Care                                                                                                                                                   March 5, 2014

T: 561-683-2700 / RMasuda@alzcare.org

ALZHEIMER’S COMMUNITY CARE PRESENTS 

THE 2014 ALZHEIMER’S EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE IN WEST PALM BEACH

West Palm Beach, Florida - The 18th Alzheimer’s Educational Conference will bring together caregivers, health care professionals, policy makers and advocates to explore issues ranging from caregiver health and stress, behavior management, the latest research, policy recommendations, and what is being done on the national level to fight Alzheimer’s.  The two-day conference will be held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, in West Palm Beach, FL, on March 13-14, 2014.

With an exciting program scheduled over two days, the conference expects to draw nearly 1,200 attendees and over 70 exhibitors under the extraordinary leadership of the event’s co-chairs and Alzheimer Community Care’s Board Members, Ms. Judith B Rappaport, Certified Senior Advisor and Dr. Patrick J. Halperin, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. The organization is proud to have CBS12 as its Media Sponsor.  A special thank you is owed to the Conference Sponsors: Arden Courts, Chatsworth at PGA National, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Rehab Home Health, Hospice of Palm Beach County and Broward County, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Shalloway & Shalloway, P.A., Treasure Coast Hospice, and Vitas.

This year’s conference will feature Keynote speaker Ian Kremer, Executive Director of Washington D.C. based Leaders Engaged on Alzheimer’s Disease (LEAD Coalition), six Plenary Speakers from organizations like Max Planck, Scripps Research Institute, and FAU. There will also be 24 Breakout Sessions highlighting vital topics of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Please visit www.alzcare.org for the full brochure and information on how to register online.

 

Thursday, March 13th

Dr. David Fitzpatrick, Max Planck

Topic: Unlocking the Mystery of the Brain

12:00 pm - March 13th

Dr. Ryohei Yasuda, Max Planck

Topic: Linking molecules, memory and Alzheimer's disease

Immediately following Dr. Fitzpatrick - March 13th

Dr. Srini Subramaniam, Scripps Research Institute

Topic: Identification of a Novel Regulator of Alzheimer’s disease Pathway

3:00 pm - March 13th

Friday, March 14th

Dr. Bob Stackman, FAU Neuroscience Center

Topic: Brain Mechanisms

9:00 am - March 14th

Teepa Snow

Topic: Understanding Symptoms and Behaviors in Dementia

11:45 am - March 14th

Keynote Speaker, Ian Kramer, LEAD Coalition

Topic: Advocacy: Unleashing Candor, Dignity, Ambition and Power to End Dementia

2:50 pm - March 14th   

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION FOR 2014 ALZHEIMER’S EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

CEU Tickets are $125 for One Day Pass, $200 for both days.  This registration fee includes the option to earn up to 9 CEUs.

Professional Tickets are $75 for One Day Pass, $125 for both days. Does not include CEUs.

Nursing and Doctoral Student Tickets are $75 for both days.

Caregiver Tickets are $30 for One Day Pass, $45 for both days. Does not include CEUs.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities and exhibitor tables are still available!  Please contact: rsommer@alzcare.org

 

Register online:  www.alzcare.org                   

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About Alzheimer’s Community Care

Alzheimer’s Community Care, a not-for-profit, is the largest provider of community-based, dementia-specific services in Florida. Since 1996, the mission of Alzheimer's Community Care is to promote and provide specialized, quality, compassionate care within a community-based environment to patients and caregivers living with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

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