28th Annual Caregivers Conference – Caregiving: Taking a Closer Look
Presented by the Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium
Tuesday, November 11th
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
First Baptist Church of Alexandria
2932 King Street, Alexandria , VA 22302
This year’s keynote speaker will be Doctor Paul Nussbaum, Ph.D., ABPP, a board-certified clinical psychologist specializing in neuropsychology. He is the Founder and President of Brain Health Center, Inc. that integrates mind-body-spiritual wellness with clinical approaches for a holistic program to overall balance and brain health. The Center serves to both educate and apply Dr. Nussbaum’s approach to wellness across the lifespan relying on his Brain Health Lifestyle ®. The Center works with individuals and companies, organizations, and schools across the world. His vast experience and unique talents are sure to attract a sell-out crowd.
8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 Brain Health Across the Lifespan, Paul Nussbaum, Ph.D.
10:30 Break and Visit Exhibitors
10:45 Understanding and Approaching Challenging Behaviors in Dementia, Jonathan Evans, MD
11:45 Lunch, Visit Exhibitors, and Book Signing
12:45 Music and Memory, Christi Clark
1:30 Seeing the Person, Not the Disease, Steven R. Sabat, Ph.D.
2:30 Break and Visit Exhibitors
2:45 Hugs, Humor, and Hope, Greg Risberg
If you’ve attended the conference in the past, you know what an educational and inspirational day you’ll have. And if you’ve never been to the Northern Virginia Dementia Caregiver’s Conference, please come join us – we know you’ll be glad you came. The conference features an array of presentations for family caregivers and for professionals.
Do you need someone to care for your loved one so you can attend the conference?
Limited free in-home respite care for persons with Dementia, living in northern Virginia only, will be provided by GraceFul Care. For more information about respite, call (703)904-3994 no later than October 15.
For more information, please call (703) 324-5425.
Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium Members:
Alexandria Department of Community and Human Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services
Alzheimer’s Association, National Capital Area
Insight Memory Care Center
ElderLink, Options for Caregiving
Fairfax Area Agency on Aging
Fairfax County Health Department
Goodwin House Incorporated
GraceFul Care, Inc.
Download the 2014 Caregiving Conference flyer to share with fellow caregivers.