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International Dementia Conference 2013, Phoeonix

The International Dementia Conference 2013 is coming to Phoenix, Arizon. This event is both sponsored and hosted by Dementia Therapy Specialists US and Dementia Doctor UK. The all inclusive conference is aimed at everyone working on the front line of dementia care, including ED's, Administrators, doctors and nurses of all disciplines, Home Managers, Care Workers, Social Workers, Researchers, educators and of course people living with dementia.

International Dementia Conference 2013, Phoeonix
Phoenix, AZ, April 03, 2013 --( This conference will be held over 2 days, November 5th and 6th, 2013 at the Phoenix Convention Center. Over the two days, delegates will have the opportunity to attend 8 interactive workshops and listen to some cutting edge speakers from the USA and UK. These include Dr Dan Nightingale, a leading dementia doctor from the UK, Dr Simon Duff and Dr Roger Bullock, Tony Duke and Dr. Gary Fitzgerald, Chief Executive Officer; Action on Elderly Abuse, also from the UK, Kathy Balland, Marea Boylan and Linda Yee from the USA.

The opening keynote will be delivered by Ole Olson, a gentleman living with dementia, and his wife Ellie who supports him through his journey.

Controversial topics such as the use of hypnotherapy in dementia, the use of doll therapy and sex and sexual relationships in a care facility will make up some of the workshops and presentations. Additionally Montessori Therapy, Activities for the Mind, Seated Exercises for People Living with Dementia, and many other topics will be covered. One of the highlights is the opening keynote by Ole and Ellie Olson. Ole is living with dementia and they will take us through their very own unique and moving journey through dementia. They will also facilitate a workshop.

They have also added a "Brain Power Yoga" class that will be taught by Kirti Khalsa, COO of the Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation. There will be a Lunchtime Debate on day two from 12:50 to 1:15. Motion by Dr. Daniel Nightingale: Due to modern day technology, the human brain is becoming less active which may be a contributing factor to young onset dementia. Dr. Roger Bullock will counter this motion.

There will also be 12 exhibitions to view and an opportunity to meet the speakers. Of course, lunch and refreshments will be provided and delegate packs complete with useful and practical information. The cost of attending both days is $575. They are also offering a group rate: Sign up three or more people, and get $50 off per ticket. (Contact Kathy Balland to sign up your group now at: (480) 688-3924.) There are only 192 spaces available so they suggest you book your place as early as possible. To view the full program, see the speakers bio's and reserve your place (s), please visit
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Dr Daniel Nightingale
(928) 899-0647

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