2017 Annual Dementia Conference
Baltimore Sheraton North

The Annual Dementia Conference is for caregivers, people living with early-stage dementia, acute and long-term care nurses, social workers, assisted living and nursing home administrators, geriatric care managers and allied health professionals working with individuals with dementia and their caregivers.


8:00 a.m. | Registration, continental breakfast and networking

9:00 a.m. | Welcome remarks
Cass Naugle, Executive Director, Alzheimer's Association 

9:15 a.m. | Morning Keynote
State of Alzheimer's Disease Clinical Research: Moving Toward 2025
 Dr. Heather Snyder, PhD
Senior Director, Medical & Scientific Relations
 Alzheimer's Association

10:15 a.m. | Break

10:45 a.m. | Morning breakout sessions
(choose one when registering)

A. Legal & Financial Planning

Jason A. Frank, Esq., President, Frank, Frank & Scherr LLC

B. Identifying and Supporting Cargivers in the LGBT Community 

Alex Kent, MPA, SAGECAP Program Replication Coordinator, SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders)

 C. Managing Difficult Behaviors

Christopher Morano, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Medicine

 D. Advocating for Your Loved One Across Settings

Lynn McCammie, MSW, Ombudsman Program Manager, Baltimore County Department of Aging

Margie Heald, Deputy Director for Federal Programs, Department of Mental Health and Hygiene, Office of Healthcare Quality

12:15 p.m. | Lunch, networking and exhibitors

1:15 p.m. | Afternoon breakout sessions
(choose one when registering)

A. End of Life

Fabio Lomelino, Bereavement Support and Outreach Coordinator, Gilchrist Grief Services

B. Sleep Disorders and Dementia

Angel V. Shannon, MS., AGPCNP-BC, Founder and Principal, Seva HealthLLC

C. Maryland-Based Research

Surya Korn, Director of Operations at Pharmasite Research, Inc.

Tabassum Majid, PhD, Director of Research, Intergrace Institute

Quincy Miles Samus, PhD, MS, Director, Translational Aging Services Core, Johns Hopkins Medicine

D. Hearing Loss and Dementia

Frank Lin, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Center on Aging


2:30 p.m. | Afternoon Keynote
The Journery of an Alzheimer's Caregiver: Living, Loving and Laughting
Herb Magley

3:30 p.m. | Closing and Evaluations

Thank you to our Sponsors:

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Date: Friday, April 21, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Sheraton Baltimore North
903 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204
United States

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