Local Event for Caregivers

Living Longer: Aging with Intellectual Disabilities

Date(s): 
09/14/2014
Location: 
Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Convention Center, 1637 Worcester Avenue, Framingham MA 01701
Fees: 
Please check the event's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

Join health care management professionals, clinicians, direct-care professionals and families at this conference on Alzheimer's disease, dementia and aging in activities with intellectual disabilities.

More information on the event may be found at www.bridgewell.org/news-and-events/2014llconference/.

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please check the event's website for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Jeri Knoll

Director of Training, Bridgewell

Tel:  781-715-8924 ext. 206

Email:  jkroll [ at ] bridgewell [dot] org

Dementia Care @ AAIC (Alzheimer's Association International Conference): Translating Research into Practice

Date(s): 
07/17/2013
Location: 
The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, 425 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

This day-long conference will feature keynote speaker, Steven R. Sabat, PhD, Professor of Psychology at Georgetown University,  author of The Experience of Alzheimer's Disease:  A Life Through a Tangled Veil, and co-editor of Dementia:  Mind, Meaning and the Person.

Topics for professionals in the field will include breakthrough research with a focus on non-pharmacological treatments, and innovative programs and care interventions.

A detailed agenda is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please check the event's website for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Lorraine Kermond

Manager of Professional Education Programs, Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter)

Tel:  617-868-6718 ext. 2010

Email:  lkermond [ at ] alz [dot] org

Can You Get Dementia From Football? Long Term Consequences of Repetitive Trauma

Date(s): 
11/15/2012
Location: 
Baystate Medical Conference Center, 361 Whitney Avenue, Holyoke, MA 01040
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Join Dr. Robert Stern, Director of the Alzheimer's Disease Clinical & Research Program at the Boston University School of Medicine for a special research forum (6pm - 8pm) in Western Massachusetts on November 15, 2012!

Registration & reception will be held from 5:30pm - 6pm.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Marcia McKenzieTel:  413-787-1113Email:  marcia [dot] mckenzie [ at ] alz [dot] org

ARTZ and Dementia: Innovation, Inclusion & Creative Expression

Date(s): 
10/03/2012
Location: 
NewBridge on the Charles, 5000 Great Meadow Road, Dedham, MA 02026
Fees: 
$100 for professionals. Student rate upon request.
Sponsor(s): 

This conference will take place from 8am - 3:30pm on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 and highlights best practices for creative arts programming for people living with dementia. Workshops will include topics on dance/expressive movements, museum tours, music and storytelling/poetry.More information is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please contact the organizers for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Mina Kuraoka

Tel:  617-363-8766

Email:  minakuraoka [ at ] hsl [dot] harvard [dot] edu

Care to Cure: Alzheimer's Association Research and Caregiving Conference

Date(s): 
11/10/2012
Location: 
Grappone Conference Center, 70 Constitution Avenue, Concord, NH 03301
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This half-day (9am - 1pm) conference will feature a presentation on the importance of clinical trials by Dr. Robert Stern of the Boston University School of Medicine, and choice of 3 breakout sessions on early-stage dementia, communication & behavior challenges, and the power of advocacy for caregivers!

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter)

Tel:  617-868-6718

22nd Annual Matthew & Marcia Simons Research Symposium on Alzheimer's Disease. Non-Pharmacological Strategies for the Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease

Date(s): 
11/08/2012
Location: 
Boston Marriott Newton, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02466
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This event is hosted by the Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter) and will feature Kristine Yaffe, MD, as she presents "Non-Pharmacological Strategies for the Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease". Dr. Yaffe is the Roy and Marie Scola Endowed Chair in Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco.

More information regarding the symposium is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter)

Telephone:  617-868-6718

Email:  eventsMANH [ at ] alz [dot] org

Multicultural Coalition on Aging 2012 Professional Conference: Trends and Transitions: Preparing for Changes in Service Delivery to Diverse Elders

Date(s): 
04/26/2012
Location: 
Ryan Conference Room, John W. McCormack Institute for Social Policy, University of Massachusetts, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125
Fees: 
$35 for MCA members; $75 for non-MCA members
Sponsor(s): 

This professional conference is targeted towards elder service providers, and will provide attendees with more information on how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will impact service delivery.More information on the day's program and workshops may be found at http://mcaconference2012.eventbrite.com/?ref=enivtefor&utm_source=eb_email&utm_media=email&utm_compaign=invitefor&utm_term=readmore&invite=MTc2NzcxMy9seWFwQHBhcnRuZXJzLm9yZy8w

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please contact the event's organizers for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Email:  mcaboston [ at ] yahoo [dot] com

On the Cutting Edge of Alzheimer's Research: The Search for Answers

Date(s): 
03/28/2012
Location: 
Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, 33 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA 02421
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Join award-winning researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston University School of Medicine and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in a discussion of their cutting-edge efforts in Alzheimer's disease research!

Refreshments will be served at 6pm, followed by a panel discussion at 7pm.

More information regarding registration for the event may be found at www.alzmass.org/research12registration.html

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter)

Tel:  617-868-6718

Email:  MANH [ at ] alz [dot] org

The McCourt Foundation Presents: An Alzheimer's Update (2012)

Date(s): 
03/03/2012
Location: 
Newton Marriott Hotel, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02466
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

This free educational event is sponsored by the McCourt Foundation and will feature Drs. Dennis Selkoe and Reisa Sperling on the latest research findings on Alzheimer's Disease, including the latest on the diagnosis and treatments of Alzheimer's disease.

The program will start at 10am, and continental breakfast will be provided.

More information may be found at www.mccourtfoundation.org/events/educational-updates.html

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

The McCourt Foundation

Tel:  617-872-2056

Email:  info [ at ] mccourtfoundation [dot] org

West Suburban Area Alzheimer's Partnership: New Directors in Alzheimer's Care -- 6th Annual Caregiver Conference

Date(s): 
11/05/2011
Location: 
Newton Free Library, 330 Homer Street, Newton, MA 02459
Fees: 
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Sponsor(s): 

The theme for this conference is "Fostering Connections Through Creative Activities"!  Join a panel of experts who will be sharing their experiences in engaging with people living with Alzheimer's disease, through art, music, movement and laughter.

More information on the event is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please contact the event's organizers for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Alzheimer's Association (MA/NH Chapter)

Tel:  617-868-6718

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