2014 Spring Conference "Dementia and the Family: Solutions and Joy for the Journey"
Best Western Sterling Inn located in Sterling Heights

We invite persons living with memory loss, caregivers, and health care professionals to join us for our 2014 Spring Conference "Dementia and the Family: Solutions and Joy for the Journey" on Friday, March 21, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Best Western Sterling Inn located in Sterling Heights. 

The conference will explore the journey of dementia, with particular emphasis on family dynamics and practical solutions. We are proud to note that Dr. Peter Rabins, author of The 36-Hour Day, will be the keynote presenter on this topic. The conference will also include a presentation from Dr. Shelly E. Weaverdyck on behavioral issues in dementia care and practical intervention strategies for addressing these issues. In addition, a Laughter Yoga specialist, Gail Robinson, will discuss laughter for well-being, including its stress reduction and health-preserving properties. 

We are presenting this conference in collaboration with the Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Center (MADC). Registration is free to persons with memory loss and caregivers. Registration is $65 for professionals and $30 for students. Registration is requested by March 14, 2014. 

We will be providing 4 Continuing Education Credits in Social Work and Nursing. A certificate of attendance will be available for all other professions.

A continental breakfast and complimentary lunch will be served. Please contact Theresa Russo at 248.996.1053 or trusso@alz.org for more information.

2014 Spring Conference Flyer

If your organization is interested in Sponsoring the Conference,
there are a variety of Sponsorship Opportunities Available!
For more info, please see the  Conference Partnership Proposal

Date: Friday, March 21, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
34911 Van Dyke Avenue
Sterling Heights, MI 48312

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