Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center, 870 Williston Road, Burlington, VT 05403
$10 Registration Fee. An additional fee of $10 wil be charged for those requiring Continuing Education credits
This symposium is sponsored by the Vermont Education Health Initiative and the Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation, in conjunction with The Center on Aging at the University of Vermont and Fletcher Allen Health Care Elder Care Services.
Workshops ranging from physical activities, nutritional needs and treatment of dementia will be geared towards health and service providers who work with the older adult population.
Suzanne Kunkel, PhD, of the Miami University and Bill Thomas, MD, of the State University of New York (Binghamton) will be Keynote Speakers at this event.
More information on the symposium is attached.
Continuing Education Credits:
6 Continuing Education credits for a variety of health & service providers
Thomas B. Turner Auditorium, 720 Rutland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205
$135 for physicians; $90 for residents/fellows/nurses/allied-health professionals
This educational program is sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing and the Johns Hopkins Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.
It is intended for medical, clinical and other professionals who care for individuals with dementia, and will feature emerging biomarker technologies and their applications in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
Aspen Wye River Conference Center, 201 Wye Woods Way, Queenstown, MD 21658
This program is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging/National Institutes of Health, and includes lectures, seminars and discussions in research design related to aging, including issues relevant to minority groups. Opportunities for consultation on the development of research interests and grant applications will also be available.
35 participants will be selected to attend the program. Applications are due March 5, 2010.
Natcher Conference Center (Building 45), National Institutes of Health, 45 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892
This program is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging and the Office of Medical Applications of Research of the National Insitutes of Health, and will examine the scientific evidence related to the following issues:
-- Factors that are associated with the reduction of risk of Alzheimer's disease;
-- Factors that are associated with the reduction of risk of cognitive decline in older adults;
-- Relationships between the factors that affect Alzheimer's disease and the ones that affect cognitive decline;
-- Therapeutic and adverse effects of interventions to delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease, and potential differences in outcomes among identifiable subgroups;
-- Therapeutic and adverse effects of interventions to improve or maintain cognitive ability or preserve cognitive function, and potential differences in outcomes among identifiable subgroups.
Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC 20008
Please visit the summit's website for more details
This advocacy event is sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association and brings concerned individuals and groups together to speak directly to elected officials about issues related to dementia. The 3-day summit includes an Advocacy Forum; a Diversity Dialogue; a Corporate Roundtable and a National Alzheimer's Gala. More information regarding these events may be found at www.alz.org/summit.
Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, 4700 Emperor Boulevard, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27703
The conference's focus is on research identifying early signs of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related disorders, and new science and discoveries in AD. The target audience of this event includes direct care staff, health care professionals and administrators, clinician-scientists and families affected by AD.
A brochure detailing the conference's schedule is attached.
Continuing Education Credits:
Please see the attached brochure for more information on Continuing Education credits