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Early Stage Conference 2014
El Seminario de Alzheimer

Each year, the Alzheimer’s Association, Rochester & Finger Lakes Region, hosts several conferences for family caregivers and professionals. These events are an opportunity to learn more about Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia and strategies for living with the disease.

 

 

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This conference for family caregivers will feature Teepa Snow, nationally renowned occupational therapist, author and advocate for people living with dementia. Snow has more than 30 years of experience in geriatrics and has worked in a number of settings including home health and rehabilitation. She will share her insights on communication, behaviors and the difference between letting go and giving up. Free, in-home respite is available with one week's notice for this event.
When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, June 9, 2014
Where: Burgundy Basin Inn, 1361 Marsh Road, Pittsford 14534
Cost: $30 for family caregivers. $50 for professionals. Includes continential breakfast and lunch.  Financial assistance is available.
Register today!
Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are available. Please call 585.760.5400.

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Early Stage Conference 2014
This annual conference is created by individuals with dementia and caregivers. The day-long event will help make sense of day-to-day life with the diagnosis. Participants will share ways to find joy and maintain a meaningful life. The Early Stage Conference, held each September, is free to individuals with dementia.
Stay tuned for details!

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Each November, the Alzheimer’s Association, Rochester & Finger Lakes Region, partners with Catholic Family Center, The Community Place and Ibero American Action League to present a conference about dementia in Spanish. This free conference focuses on the ways Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia can affect the Latino community.
Stay tuned for details!

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