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Alzheimer's Conference Provides Support and Answers About South Florida's Most Critical Health Epidemic


Alzheimer's Association Southeast Florida Chapter proudly presents its 2012 Care & Conquer Regional Education Conference Wednesday, May 23, 2012. This event is designed to provide support and guidance to people with early-stage Alzheimer’s and caregivers of people with dementia. The conference features world-renowned experts and many opportunities to connect with others battling the Alzheimer’s epidemic. The full-day experience will provide you with support and education.

Miami, FL, May 21, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Alzheimer's Association® 2012 Care & Conquer Regional Education Conference

Alzheimer's Association Southeast Florida Chapter proudly presents its 2012 Care & Conquer Regional Education Conference Wednesday, May 23, 2012. This event is designed to provide support and guidance to people with early-stage Alzheimer’s and caregivers of people with dementia. The conference features world-renowned experts and many opportunities to connect with others battling the Alzheimer’s epidemic. The full-day experience will provide you with support and education regarding the latest information and resources for people with dementia and people providing care for loved ones in all stages of the disease.

People who are experiencing early state memory loss, family members and caregivers are invited and encouraged to attend, along with nurses and other professionals in the medical and senior services community, as well as others interested in issues related to memory loss.

This event will be held at Florida International University, at the Kovens Conference Center, 3000 NE 151 Street, Miami, FL 33181 and begins at 8:00am and runs until 4:00pm. Please call as soon as possible to register.

Plenary Speaker: Ranjan Duara, MD, Director of Mount Sinai Wien Center for Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders

Keynote Speaker: Maria Carrillo, PhD, Senior Director of Medical and Scientific Relations, Alzheimer's Association

Breakout Sessions, Resources and Exhibitors. Professionals and Caregivers Welcome. Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities Available. CEUs available include: LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, Nursing, Nursing Home Administrators, OTs, PTs, Pharmacy, Dieticians/Nutritionists and Guardianships

Professionals--Early Bird Discount available until April 30th.

For more information contact Barbara Grasch at 800-861-7826 x 303 or barbara.grasch@alz.org

The Alzheimer's Association, Southeast Florida Chapter is a local 501 (c)3 organization committed to helping the families of Okeechobee, St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. The Chapter advances efforts for researching a cure through fundraising and its signature event Walk to End Alzheimer’s™, and provides support and educational services to more than 200,000 persons with Alzheimer's disease and their families and caregivers in its service area. It offers a 24-hour HELPLINE (800) 272-3900, support groups, Alzheimer’s Association TrialMatch™, the Medic Alert® + Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return® identification bracelet program, Comfort Zone®, community education, and an advocacy program to educate Congress on critical Alzheimer’s policy issues and work to increase federal funding for research and care programs. The Association’s mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. As a national organization, Alzheimer’s Association is the largest private funder of Alzheimer’s research in the world. For more information or to make a donation, please call 1 (800) 861-7826 or visit www.alz.org/seflorida.

Contact:
Alzheimer's Association Southeast Florida
Ellen M. May (321) 759-7055 ellen.may@alz.org
www.alz.org/seflorida
Publicity
Pam Triolo (561) 371-2012
Contact Information
Alzheimer's Association Southeast Florida Chapter
Ellen May
1-800-861-7826
Contact
www.alz.org/seflorida
Can also ask for Dottie or Ellen May at 800#

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