22nd Annual Alzheimer's Association Dementia Education Conference
February 19, 2020

Alzheimer’s Association 2020 Education Conference

Please join us for our Annual Education Conference, designed to fit the needs of unpaid care partners and families caring for those with Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, and other forms of dementia. Learn more about the diseases, the latest updates on research, strategies in communication and tips on self-care. Hear the latest updates about international Alzheimer’s disease research and how the engagement of public health systems, physicians, and other healthcare professionals is changing the dementia trajectory. »BROCHURE with full info

WED, FEB 19
8am-4pm

Tucson Jewish Community Center

3800 E River Road
Tucson, AZ 85718
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Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, Desert Southwest Chapter
Southern Arizona Regional Office.

REFUNDS will be made only if request is received in writing by Monday, February 3, 2020.
Fees include morning refreshments and lunch.

A limited number of REGISTRATION SCHOLARSHIPS are available through the support of the Denton Family Foundation for care partners needing financial assistance. Please contact our office at 800.272.3900 for more information by February 3, 2020.

SCHEDULE
8–8:30am
Registration – Attendee Check-in

8:30–9am
Welcome
Morgen Hartford, MSW, Regional Director, Alzheimer’s Association Desert Southwest Chapter

9–10:30am
Changing the Alzheimer’s Trajectory
Carl V. Hill, Ph.D, MPH, Vice President, Scientific Engagement, Alzheimer’s Association

10:30–10:45am
Break / Exhibit Hall

10:45–11:45am
Dementia Conversations
Laura Vitkus, MPH, CHES, Community Educator, Alzheimer’s Association

11:45am–12:30pm
LUNCH / Exhibit Hall

12:30–1:30pm
A Doctor’s Guide to a Good Appointment
Mindy J. Fain, MD, Professor of Medicine,
University of Arizona College of Medicine,
Co-Director, University of Arizona Center
on Aging

1:30 – 1:45pm
Break / Exhibit Hall

1:45– 2:45pm
Whispers in the Tunnel: Writing & Poetry for Caregivers

2:45 – 3pm
Break & Desserts / Exhibit Hall

3–4pm
Are Your Ducks in a Row?
Legal Lessons for Caregivers & People with Dementia
Kevin Kinghorn, JD, Kinghorn Heritage Law Group

4pm
Closing Remarks