Early Stage Dementia Conference

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Date(s) - June 8, 2012
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Talbot Senior Center

Contact Info:
1.800.272.3900 [email protected] www.alz.org/maryland


8:30-9 :15 Registration/Welcome

9:15-10:15 a.m. What’s New in Research
Abhilash Desai, M.D., Neuropsychiatry Program at Sheppard Pratt Health System

10:15-11:15 a.m. Breakout Session I

11-11:15 a.m. Break

11:15 a.m.-12 p.m. Breakout Session II

12-1 p.m. The Importance of an Early Diagnosis
Mary DiBartolo, PhD, RN-BC, associate professor of nursing at Salisbury University and
registered nurse educator at The Copper Ridge Institute

Breakout Sessions:
A. Legal Issues in Early-Stage Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia M. Chad Malkus, Esq., Attorney at Law, Hodes, Pessin & Katz, P.A.

B. Engaging with Grace: Spiritual Encounters in Dementia
Gordon Creamer, M.A., Mission Bridge

C. Overview of Dementia Medications Alisa Billington Morrison, Pharmacist

3.5 Category I social work CEU CREDITS & 3.5 nursing credits
$40 for professionals (includes CEU) and $15 for caregivers