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22nd Annual Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

"I’m Still Standing: Conquering Caregiving Challenges"

October 26 – 28, 2022
Hilton Jackson Hotel and Conference Center | Jackson, MS

The goal of the 22nd Annual Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias is to inform, educate and train individuals in Mississippi and surrounding states who are caring for persons with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. This year's conference, themed "I’m Still Standing: Conquering Caregiving Challenges," will provide insights for health care professionals on ways to improve care delivery for those living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia and enhance support of families caring for loved ones with these diseases. It will also provide helpful strategies for individuals and families to successfully navigate the caregiving journey.

Who should attend?

Nurses, nurse practitioners, nursing home administrators, social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, recreation therapists, activity directors, mental health providers and family caregivers.

* Opportunity to earn approximately 17 continuing education hours.

Program objectives

  • Discuss the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias on health care professionals and families providing care to persons living with these diseases
  • Explore new research to promote healthy aging and identify new biomarkers and ways to predict, prevent and treat Alzheimer’s and dementia
  • Identify methods to connect health care professionals and family caregivers with available resources and support services in Mississippi to improve care delivery
  • Describe the social determinants of health for Alzheimer’s and dementia both nationally and locally and discuss ways to promote health equity and improve health outcomes
Social Workers
Marriage and Family Therapists
Physical Therapists
Occupational Therapists
Speech Therapists
Nursing Home Administrators
Mental Health Professionals (DMH)
Recreation Therapists (ATRA)
Activity Directors
Family Caregivers
Seniors (60+)
Students
Licensed Practical Nurses
Registered Nurses
Nurse Practitioners

REGISTER HERE 

REGISTER HERE 

For questions regarding the Conference, contact us at mindcenter@umc.edu or (601) 815-4237.