the 2017 caregivers conference

Caregiver’s Conference

Across West Central Indiana, there are some 3,800 people living with Alzheimer’s disease and over 9,500 family members and friends providing their care. Are you one of them?

Family members and caregivers are invited to explore Alzheimer's unique care giving issues while learning coping skills and enjoying a time of rejuvenation.
All events are free of Charge.

  • Educational Sessions
  • Alzheimer-Dementia Service Provider Expo
  • Breakfast and Lunch Provided
  • Door Prizes!

Limited to 250 attendees. (Dementia Education Certificate fee for professionals)


The Journey of Dementia and Creating Moments of Joy

When:
August 3, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Where:
Dayton United Methodist Church
7201 Wesleyan Drive
Dayton, IN

The Agenda

August 3, 2017

8am – 9am Registration/Breakfast/Vendor Time
9am – 9:15am Welcoming Remarks & Introductions
Keynote Speaker
Teepa Snow
9:15am – 10:15am The Journey of Dementia
10:15am – 10:45am Vendors and Break Time
10:45pm – 12:00pm The Journey of Dementia, continued
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch & Break for all attendees
1:00pm – 1:15pm Announcements for afternoon
1:15pm – 2:30pm The Journey of Dementia, continued
2:30pm – 3:30pm Creating Moments of Joy
3:30pm Q&A & Door Prizes

 

August 3, 2017

8am – 9am Registration/Breakfast/Vendor Time
9am – 9:15am Welcoming Remarks & Introductions
Keynote Speaker
Teepa Snow
9:15am – 10:15am The Journey of Dementia
10:15am – 10:45am Vendors and Break Time
10:45pm – 12:00pm The Journey of Dementia, continued
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch & Break for all attendees
1:00pm – 1:15pm Announcements for afternoon
1:15pm – 2:30pm The Journey of Dementia, continued
2:30pm – 3:30pm Creating Moments of Joy
3:30pm Q&A & Door Prizes

 

Keynote Speaker – Teepa Snow

This year’s Caregiver’s Conference is pleased to present Teepa Snow as our featured speaker. Teepa Snow:

  • Is a graduate of Duke University

  • Was awarded her Master’s degree from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill

  • Has extensive clinical, teaching, and research experiences that have both informed and influenced her approach, philosophy, and practice

  • Has worked as an OT director in a head injury facility, a therapist and restorative care coordinator, and a clinical specialist in geriatrics for a Veteran’s Administration Medical Center

  • Is an advocate for individuals living with dementia, as well as their loved ones

  • Has made it her mission to help families and professionals have a better understanding of how it feels to be living with the challenges of the condition in order to help individuals living with dementia live a fuller life

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How To Register

Mail In registration

(registration will open in May 2017)
Download the registration form and return to:

Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs, Inc.
Attn: Alzheimer’s Care Conference
P.O. Box 4727
Lafayette, IN 47903

Phone Registration

Call (800) 382-7556 or (765) 447-7683, Information & Referral Department.

The conference, breakfast, and lunch are free to attendees.

Messages from Previous Conference Attendees

"Thank you for this wonderful informative session. Please keep these sessions coming – we need them so much!"
"Amazing job! Well organized and put together. Everything was informative and the speakers were great and personable. They really took time to make sure everyone’s questions were answered."
"This is my 3rd time here and I very much appreciate this once a year celebration."

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