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Education Symposiums - Merrillville & Fort Wayne


The 2017 Caregiver Symposium offers an opportunity for caregivers and professionals to come together and learn from leading presenters, sponsors, and discussions.  This year, the Alzheimer's Association is proud to introduce Deborah Shouse and Ron Zoglin of The Dementia Journey, an internationally-acclaimed speaking organization.

The Alzheimer's Association is excited to announce that there will be an opportunity to purchase Deborah Shouse's most recent publication, Connecting in the Land of Dementia, at each of our symposiums.  Deborah will be available for autographs and questions throughout the day.


Merrillville Nov 2, 2017 - Avalon Manor, 3550 US-30
The 2017 Caregiver Symposium in Merrillville will be held on Thursday, November 2nd, from 9am to 2:30pm CST.  Registration will open at 8:30am.  Our presenting sponsor for the Merrillville Symposium is O'Drobinak & Nowaczyk, P.C.


Fort WayneNov 3, 2017 -  Holiday Inn IPFW, 4111 Paul Shaffer Dr.
The 2017 Caregiver Symposium in Fort Wayne will be held on Friday, November 3rd, from 9am to 2:30pm EST.  Registration will open at 8:30am.  Our presenting sponsor for the Fort Wayne Symposium is North Woods Village at Inverness Lakes.


Registration for these events are open from Sunday, October 1st to Sunday, October 29th.  No late or day-of registrations will be accepted.  Registration includes entry into event and exhibit hall, beverage service, and lunch.

Family members can register for $40.
Professionals and any individuals seeking CEU completion can register for $70.

There will be 3.5 CEUs available for social workers and healthcare facility administrators.  Other professionals will receive a certificate of attendance. All CEU/certificates will be handed out upon closing of the event. You must register as a professional to receive CEUs.


To register for the MERRILLVILLE Symposium on November 2nd, please click here.

To register for the FORT WAYNE Symposium on November 3rd, please click here.

**PLEASE NOTE:  The online system only allows ONE registration per entered email address.  Anyone hoping to register more than one individual must either have multiple email addresses, or should contact Kristen Jenkins at 317-587-2217 or




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