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Alzheimer's Association, Greater Dallas presents information and education on the neuroscience of early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia  – specifically with regard to breakthroughs in biomarkers, imaging, prevention and the ethical considerations of all. The morning sessions and keynote luncheon are designed to meet the educational needs of neurologists, psychiatrists, internal medicine, family practitioners and other HCPs (MDs, DOs, NPs, PAs, clinical nurse specialists, etc.) who are involved in the assessment and care of patients with cognitive impairment. The luncheon and afternoon session are open to nonprofessional caregivers and community members seeking education and support.

Presentions include: 
Richard S. Isaacson, MD, Keynote Speaker-Prevention and Treatment

Liana Apostolova, MD, MSc, FAAN, How Early Can We Diagnose?

Anton Porsteinsson, MD, Alzheimer's Disease Related Behaviors and Intervention

Emily Rogalski, PhD, Non Pharmacological Interventions For A-Typical Forms Of Alzheimer's

Tiffany Chow, MD, A Dharmic Approach to Caregiving

Joyce Edwards, LMSW, Activity, Home Support And Community Access For Those In Middle And Late Stage Alzheimer's

Claudia Padilla, MD, Living Well After Diagnosis Panel Discussion

Event Information

Date:        Saturday, January 20, 2018
Location:   DoubleTree Campbell Center
                8250 N. Central Expressway
                Dallas, Texas  75206
Time:        9am - 4pm 
               Check in: 8am-9am

Pre-Registration is required, space is limited.

Morning Sessions are exclusive to professionals followed by a Keynote luncheon presentation leading into the care and support sessions throughout the afternoon. 

Continuing education credit will be available for Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurses, *Nursing Home Administrators, Physical Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Social Workers and Licensed Professional Counselors.  See details following. 

*This program has been submitted (but not yet approved)) for Continuing Education for 4.75 total participant hours from NAB/NCERS.  Call Kathy Shockley, 214.540.2434, for further information.


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Online registration is now closed; however, you may complete a walk-in registration on the day of the event.

Health Science Students:

The $35.00 registration will allow students to attend all sections.  Students are required to show their current student identification card at check-in.

Non Professionals:

The $35.00 registration for non-professional caregivers and the general public includes the Keynote Luncheon and afternoon care and support sessions related to care planning and support for those in various stages of memory loss/dementia. 


Sponsorship Information

Please click here for sponsorship opportunities.





Agnes Cluthe Oliver  Foundation

Piramal Imaging Limited


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.