JUNE 2007 TELECONFERENCE SERIES – ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION NATIONAL CAPITAL AREA

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JUNE 2007 TELECONFERENCE SERIES

“Hope Through Knowledge”

Presented by

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION NATIONAL CAPITAL AREA

Through a Generous Grant from Genesis Corporation

Register now at www.alz-nca.org/telecon or at 800-651-7916

Topic I: “Promoting Healthy Brain Aging”

June 6 3 — 4 pm and June 7 8 — 9 pm

Expert Guest Speaker: George W. Rebok, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Mental Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science

Dr. Rebok is a noted expert in the field of cognitive aging and prevention. He will share ways to incorporate physical and mental activity, interactive technology, and community involvement as keys to healthy brain aging.

Topic II: “Legal and Financial Planning for Long Term Needs”

June 13 3 — 4 pm and June 14 7 — 8 pm

Expert Guest Speaker: Evan H. Farr, Esq, CELA, CEA, Principal of the Farr Law Firm and certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation and as an Estate Advisor by the National Association of Financial & Estate Planning.

Mr. Farr will guide us in how to prepare for the future: wills, advance directives, durable powers of attorney, navigating care options and payment systems, including Medicaid.

Topic III: “Steps to Getting a Diagnosis — Is it Alzheimer’s Disease?”

June 20 3 — 4 pm and June 21 7 — 8 pm

Expert Guest Speaker: Dr. David Geldmacher, MD Director of the Memory Disorders Program and Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Virginia Health System will speak on June 21 and guide us through the diagnostic process of the UVA Memory Disorders Program.

On June 20, Eileen Thompson of the Alzheimer’s Association will cover the first steps in determining the need to seek medical assessment for suspected memory loss.

Topic IV: “Clinical Management of Behavioral Symptoms in Dementia:

What Geriatric Psychiatry Can Offer and What to Avoid”

June 27 3 — 4 pm and June 28 7 — 8 pm

Expert Guest Speaker: Judith Crossett, MD, PhD Clinical Associate Professor, University of Iowa and Director of Geriatric Fellowship Program

Dr. Crossett will discuss best practices for handling difficult symptoms through pharmacological and non-pharmacological means.

Register now at www.alz-nca.org/telecon or at 800-651-7916

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