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Improving Care Through Understanding

Friday, November 8, 2019
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

Doxology Bible Church
4805 Arborlawn Dr.
Fort Worth, TX  76109

Advance registration closes at midnight on Wednesday night. Please register at the door on Friday morning.
 

The annual seminar explores current issues pertaining to dementia care.  There are two tracks: one for family caregivers, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and another for healthcare professionals, from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Keynote speakers attorneys Cynthia and Don Kent will discuss living with dementia from a personal and legal perspective. 

Lunch will be served. During breaks and lunch, attendees will have a chance to visit with businesses and organizations that serve the needs of caregivers.

Family Caregiver Track (8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)

8:30 a.m.   -   Registration and Exhibits
9:00 a.m.   -   Diagnosing and Treating Dementia, by Barbara Harty, RN, GNP
10:15 a.m.  -   Break and Exhibits
10:45 a.m.  -   Effective Communication Strategies, Mardell Reising
10:45 a.m.  -   Lunch and Exhibits
1:00 p.m.   -   Living with Dementia, Cynthia and Don Kent
 
Healthcare Professionals (7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
(Offering 6 hours of continuing education for nurses, social workers and activity professionals)

7:45 a.m.   -   Registration and Exhibits
8:30 a.m.   -   Health Equity 101, Yvette Wingate, EdD
10:00 a.m.  -   Lunch and Exhibits
10:30 a.m.  -   Health Beyond Medical Care: How Social Determinants of Health Affect Alzheimer's Care, Katie Scott, MPH
12:00 p.m.  -   Lunch and Exhibits
1:00 p.m.   -   Living with Dementia, Cynthia and Don Kent
2:30 p.m.   -   Break
2:45 p.m.   -   Responding to Dementia Related Behavior, Pat Gleason-Wynn, LCSW, CSW-G, BSN, RN
4:15 p.m.   -    Evaluations and Certificates of Completion

Click HERE to register online

Family Caregivers: No charge, suggestion donation of $20
Professionals Needing CEs: $75
Other Professionals: $30

Call the 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900 to register by phone.

Event Sponsor



Provider of Continuining Nursing Education

The purpose of this event is to promote improved understanding of the registered nurse and other healthcare providers by enabling them to effectively educate patients and their families on different aspects of Alzheimer’s and dementia care; to promote quality dementia care.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #CEP17043, for six contact hours.


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Breakfast Sponsor

Sponsorships

Interested in being a sponsor or an exhibitor? Please call Shelly Young at 817-336-4949, ext 1455.

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