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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 provide the latest knowledge, treatment options, and research on a variety of topics related to dementia.
Dubuque Workshop - November 12, 2015 - download presentation materials 
Des Moines Conference - April 19, 2016
Quad Cities Conference - April 20, 2016

Dubuque Workshop

Click on a link below to download presentation materials:

Holiday Hints at Home
Holiday Hints in Long Term Care
Holidays - Topic Sheet
Holidays - Gift Suggestions
Moving Science Forward

2016 BrainWorks - Annual Conference on Alzheimer's & Other Dementia


Des Moines - Tuesday, April 19, 2016
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Registration Opens: 7:15 a.m.
The Meadows Event & Conference Center - Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino
1 Prairie Meadows Drive, Altoona, IA 50009

To Register for Des Moines Conference REGISTER ONLINE by clicking the REGISTER button below or call 515.440.2722.  Payment must be made at the time of registration.  No invoicing for participant registration.

Quad Cities - Wednesday, April 20, 2016
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Registration Opens: 7:15 a.m.
Radisson Quad City Plaza
111 E 2nd Street, Davenport, IA 52801

To Register for the Quad Cities Conference
Registration is only available via phone by calling Eastern Iowa Community College at 1.888.336.3907.

Conference Registration Fees for BOTH Locations
$95 - Professional Caregivers & Direct Care Workers seeking CEUs
$40 - Caregiver / Person with Dementia*

*A limited number of scholarships are available to family caregivers or those living with dementia.  Please call Jerry Schroeder (Quad Cities) at 563.324.1022 ext. 8212 or Susan Callison (Des Moines) 515.440.2722 ext. 8204 for details.

Sponsorships & Exhibit Booths Available for BOTH Locations Contact Program Director, Linda Brown - - 515.440.2722 ext. 8208 for further details on how your company can sponsor or have an exhibit booth at either the Des Moines or Quad Cities Conference.

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