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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 professional counselors, 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

  • Describe strategies to improve the coordination and delivery of care for individuals with neurocognitive and brain aging disorders
  • Discuss practical methods to enhance quality of life and engagement for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias
  • Explore pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment options for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias
  • Improve understanding of and response to patient and family caregiver needs