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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.

Dubuque - Caregiver Workshop on Dementia - October 27, 2016
Sioux City - Alzheimer's and Dementia Workshop - October 27, 2016
Burlington - Caregiver Workshop on Dementia - November 8, 2016
Des Moines - BrainWorks - Caregiver Conference - April 18, 2017


Dubuque - Caregiver Workshop on Dementia

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Best Western Plus
3100 Dodge St - Dubuque

>Download the workshop brochure here

COST

Workshop is FREE to attend thanks to the generous support from Dubuque Racing Association, but registration is REQUIRED. Certificate of Attendance will be given but no CEUs will be provided.

TO REGISTER

To register click the REGISTER NOW button below or call 800.272.3900.

For more information contact:

Jerry Schroeder
Senior Program Specialist
jschroeder@alz.org
563.324.1022 ext. 8212 or 800.272.3900

 

 


 

 

Sioux City - Alzheimer's & Dementia Workshop - Planning, Decisions & Choices

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2016
8 a.m.- 3 p.m.
WITCC - Rocklin Center
4647 Stone Ave, Sioux City

COST

$15 Family, Care Partners, & General Public
$50 Healthcare Professionals (includes CEUs)

>Click here to download the event brochure

TO REGISTER

Registration REQUIRED by October 18. Please call WITCC at 712.274.8733 ext. 1471 to register.

CEUs

Professional registration includes 6.3 CEUs approved through Provider #21, WITCC.

For more information contact:

Jeanne Steinkamp
Program Specialist
jsteinkamp@alz.org
712.279.5802 ext. 8223 or 800.272.3900

 

 


 

 

Burlington - Caregiver Workshop on Dementia

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Comfort Suites Hotel & Conference Center

1780 Stonegate Center Drive - Burlington

>Download the workshop brochure here

COST

Professionals (includes CEUs) - $55
Professionals (does NOT include CEUs) - $45
Family & Personal Caregivers - $25

TO REGISTER

Registration is required. Register by clicking the REGISTER button below or by calling 800.272.3900.

CEUs

0.54 CEU’s (approximately 4.5 hours of allowable content coverage) will be awarded through Southeastern Community College provider #24. Full attendance required in order to receive CEUs.

At the end of the event participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the barriers to caregiver resilience.
  • Apply essential skills needed to maintain enduring relationships with people with dementia.
  • Identify the value of technological devices in homes used to sustain caregiver longevity and resilience.

For more information contact:

Jerry Schroeder
Senior Program Specialist
jschroeder@alz.org
563.324.1022 ext. 8212 or 800.272.3900

 

 


 

 

2017 BrainWorks - Conference on Alzheimer's & Other Dementia - Des Moines

TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 2017
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. - Registration & 8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. - Conference
The Meadows Events & Conference Center
1 Prairie Meadows Drive, Altoona, IA 50009

>Download the event Save the Date card HERE.

COST

Please check back from further details.

TO REGISTER

To get on our mailing list for more details when registration opens, please email lbrown@alz.org.

Please check back for additional details on online registration as it becomes available.

CEUs

CEUs and contact hours will be provided those professionals seeking credit. Please check back for additional details.

For more information or to sponsor this event contact:

Linda Brown
Program Director
lbrown@alz.org
515.440.2722 ext. 8208

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