22nd Annual Educational Symposium
Dementia: Making the Connection
Friday, August 15, 2014
8:15 AM - 4:00 PM
7:45 AM - Check-in, light breakfast & exhibits
The Columbia Conference Center
I-26 @ Piney Grove Road
169 Laurelhurst Avenue, Columbia, SC 29210
Registration is required by Wednesday, August 13, 2014.
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$65 for Professionals desiring CEUs
$25 for All Others
This day of education is designed to educate and support both caregivers and healthcare professionals. Join us to gain the knowledge, resources and confidence to provide the best care possible. Questions? Call the Alzheimer's Association at (803) 791-3430. Click here to view brochure.
Lotta Granholm-Bentley, Ph.D.
Aging and Neurological Disorders: Causes and Prevention
Dr. Granholm-Bentley is the founding director of the Carroll A. Campbell Jr. Neuropathology Laboratory Brain Bank at MUSC. She recently received a grant award from the Alzheimer’s Association to study Alzheimer’s disease in individuals with Down Syndrome.
Marianne Frederick, RPT, MHSA
The ABC’s of Caregiver Stress: Attitude, Behaviors, and Connections
Marianne Frederick is a colorful personality who “wears many hats”. One of the hats she wears is as a physical therapist at the Cottages at Brushy Creek in Greer, SC. She enjoys helping others “laugh and learn” unique ways to decrease the stress of caregiving.
To help family members attend – a no-cost, in-home sitter for a loved one with dementia can be arranged through the Alzheimer’s Association. To learn more about this service, please call the
Alzheimer’s Association at least two weeks in advance at 800-272-3900.