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Seminar by the Shore
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For family members, caregivers and professionals supporting people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
September 13 & 14, 2018
Stockton Seaview Hotel & Country Club

Galloway, NJ

Preconference Event: A Film about Love, Devotion, and Alzheimer's
Thursday, September 13, 2018
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Film Screening of "His Neighbor Phil - The Ripple Effect Of Dementia": An Intimate Look How One Family Dealing With Dementia Affects A Community.

Attitudes drive our lives and our relationships.  Come and join us to discuss our “caring roles” and the power of perception.  Learn how the role of care partners are changing and why, as we watch the new Dementia Film “His Neighbor Phil” and how it relates to your own family, circle of friends, workplace and business.
Movie screening will be followed by discussion and Q&A facilitated by Lori La Bey.

Light refreshments will be served.


Seminar by the Shore: Full Day Conference
Friday, September 14, 2018
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Opening Keynote: "Dementia is Changing, Are You?" presented by Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks

Ongoing throughout the day: Second Wind Dreams Virtual Dementia Tour, presented by Holy Redeemer: HealthCare, HomeCare, LifeCare and Hospice
The Virtual Dementia Tour
is an individual experience through simulated dementia, created for family members, organizations and healthcare professionals seeking to better understand the physical and mental challenges of their loved ones or patients. After experiencing the VDT, the increased understanding sets the stage for better care and communication. But learning to create a positive environment can only come from attempting to walk in their shoes.

Breakout sessions featuring:
 * Grief and Loss in Dementia, Presented by Dr. Kenneth J. Doka
 * Younger Onset Panel Presented by Phil Gutis, Kristen Wilkins, Christine Meehan, facilitated by Julie Thomas
 * Understanding Guardianship and Powers of Attorney, Brittany Tedesco, Esq. and Anne Markel-Crozier BSW, CSW of Bratton Scott, Estate & Elder Care Attorneys
 * Meaningful Activities for Cognitive Stimulation and Managing Difficult Behaviors, Presented by Deborah M. Schwartz, OT/L, Holy Redeemer
How Finances Impact Eligibility for Community Resources, Presented by Charles C. Bratton, II and Anne Markel –Crozier BSW, CSW of Bratton Scott, Estate & Elder Care Attorneys

Closing Keynote: "Moving Towards Precision Medicine in Alzheimer’s Disease” presented by Dr. David Wolk, Director of the Clinical Core and Co-associate Director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center and, Co-director of the Penn Memory Center

Morning refreshments and Luncheon will be served

Registration Opens June 20, 2018
Registration Fees

 * Preconference Event: A Film about Love, Devotion, and Alzheimer's   $10
 * Seminar by the Shore: Full day conference        $45
 * Movie and Seminar         $50
 * CEU’s (nursing, social work, physical therapy and occupational therapy) (for seminar)         $100

Comments from last year’s attendees:
• As a professional caregiver turned family caregiver, this was priceless.
• Very informative. Well organized. Well run. On time.
• Excellent topics and very organized program.
• Great information from vendors. Speakers were excellent. This was a fabulous seminar

For questions, call or contact Sharon Jarnette 1-800-272-3900; sjarnette@alz.org

2018 Community Partners







Alzheimer's Association

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