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Alzheimer's Services of the Capital Area 25th Annaul Education Conference
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4/11/2018
When: Wednesday, April 11, 2018
8:00 AM
Where: Baton Rouge Marriott
5500 Hilton Ave
Baton Rouge, Louisiana  70808
United States
Presenter: Cameron J. Camp, Ph. D.

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The Alzheimer’s Compass: Directions for Lifestyles & Living is the theme of Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area’s 25th Annual Education Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia, which will feature experts in dementia care. The education conference is open to the general public.

 

Cameron J. Camp, Ph.D, Developer of Montessori Methods for Dementia, will present the keynote address, Pathways to Care. A noted psychologist specializing in applied research in gerontology, Dr. Camp currently serves as Director of Research and Development for the Center for Applied Research in Dementia. He gives workshops on designing cognitive and behavioral interventions for dementia internationally. These interventions are all
designed to reduce challenging behaviors and increase the level of functioning of persons with dementia. The conference will also feature the following experts:
W. Patrick Gahan, M.D., FACP, will present on current research and therapeutic advances. Katherine S. Verberne, LCSW, will present on communicating well and being proactive in caregiving. Gina Rossi, LCSW, will facilitate a panel on Alzheimer’s care in Louisiana. Panelists include: Tara Leblanc; Kenneth A. Gaddis, M. D.; Andrew Muhl; Dana Territo; and, Wanda Spurlock, DNS, RN-BC, CNE, FNGNA, FAAN.

 

Registration is available online at www.alzbr.org. Fees for caregivers and the general public are $50. The cost for healthcare professionals to attend the
conference is $150.

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