Caregiver Conference

Alzheimer’s in Alabama Annual Conference
Friday, October 12, 2018


ACA’s Annual Conference for Caregivers
8:30 to 3:30
Canterbury United Methodist Church
350 Overbrook Road
Mountain Brook

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Agenda for the meeting

8:30 – 9:15 Dandelion
Renee Brown Harmon, M.D., Family Medicine, St Vincent’s Primary Care Double Oak

9:15 – 10:15 Critical Family Conversations
Karen M. Rose, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN, McMahan-McKinley Professor of Gerontology in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee

10:15 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 11:30 Using Technology to Navigate Caregiving Systems: Current Trends and Caregiver Perspectives
Dr. Nicole Ruggiano, Associate Professor and DSW Program Director, University of Alabama School of Social Work

11:30 – 12:45 Lunch
Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama Scope of Services
Miller Piggott, MSW, Executive Director

12:45 – 2:00 Alzheimer’s Research Report: The Latest from UAB on Diagnosis, Treatment and Care
Jonathan McConathy, MD, PhD, Director, Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics, Associate Professor of Radiology, UAB
David Geldmacher, MD, The Warren Family Endowed Professor of Neurology, Director of Memory Disorders and Behavioral Neurology, UAB

2:00 – 2:15 Break

2:15 – 3:15 Newly Identified Genetic Risk Factors for Early Onset Dementia
Nick Cochran, PhD, Senior Scientist, Myers Lab

3:15 – 3:30 Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama Candle Lighting Service

3:30 adjourn

To see last year’s conference information, visit here.