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Metro Detroit Spring Conference
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ISSUES IN AGING

A conference geared toward professional caregivers

Monday, April 23 & Tuesday, April 24
Schoolcraft College, VistaTech Center,
18600 Haggerty, Livonia

Earn Continuing Education Credits for Attending!

6 CEs each day for Case Managers, Educators, Geriatric Care Specialists, Nurses, Nursing Home Administrators, Nurses, Occupational Therapists &OTAs, Physical Therapists &PTAs and Social Workers

Day 1 | Current Research and Practices for Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia
Day 2 | New Enhancements in Frailty Care

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION
STUDENT & NON-PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION

Conference topics include:

  • Approach to Care: Lessons Learned Over 30 Years - Cameron Camp, PhD, Center for Applied Research in Dementia
  • Lifestyle Modifications: A Proactive Approach to Prevention of Dementia - Glenn Smith, PhD, ABPP-cn, Chair, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology University of Florida
  • The DICE Approach: We’re on a Roll - Lynn Marie Etters DNP, GNP-BC, ANP-C, Gerontological Nursing Leadership Academy Fellow, University of Michigan
  • Creating Dementia Friendly Communities - Sandy Markwood, MA, Chief Executive Officer, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
  • Optimizing Function & Physical Activity in Frail Older Adults - Barbara Resnick, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP, University of Maryland
  • Understand & Simplify: Psychotropic Prescribing in Older Adults - Donovan Maust, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Research Scientist, VA, Ann Arbor Healthcare System
  • Community Based Care Transition Teams: Impact on Quality of Care - Jason Maciejewski, Chief Information & Planning Officer, The Senior Alliance, AAA 1C
  • Alzheimer’s Disease 2018: Looking Forward in Research, Traditional and Innovative Treatment Options - Neelum Aggarwal, MD, Associate Professor, Rush University, Chicago, IL

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Sponsorship opportunities available! Click here for more information

General Questions? Contact Donna MacDonald at Wayne State University (313.664.2605  |  donnamacdonald@wayne.edu)

Sponsorship Questions? Contact Kyle Amanda Leonard, Alzheimer's Association - Greater Michigan Chapter (248.996.1044  |  kleonard@alz.org)

Conference presented by

   


 

Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.