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Caregivers Conference - Gems: A Treasure Chest of Ideas - Alexandria


Please join the Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium for their 30th Annual Caregivers Conference!

Gems: A Treasure Chest of Ideas

Date: Friday, November 11, 2016
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
First Baptist Church of Alexandria, 2932 King Street, Alexandria, VA  22302

Click here for more information and to register.

This year's speakers include:

Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, is one of America’s leading educators on dementia. Her philosophy is reflective of her education, work experience, available medical research, and first hand caregiving interactions.

Drew Falconer, MD, is Board Certified in Neurology and a fellowship-trained Movement Disorders Specialist with the Inova Movement Disorders Program. He specializes in advanced care of patients with Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia, Huntington’s disease, tic disorders and other movement disorders.

Sean Rogers, MD, PhD., specializes in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, Huntington’s disease, tic disorders, dystonia, and other movement disorders, with specific training in deep brain stimulation (DBS) and botulinum toxin injections.

Margot Greenlee, Director, BodyWise Dance, and her team conduct dance programs with the Washington D.C. Veterans Administration Medical Center, the National Center for Creative Aging, MVLE, and numerous assisted living residences across the greater D.C. region.

Stacey Young received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and earned her Master’s Degree in Applied Sociology, Aging Studies from UMBC. She has spent her career serving residents in nursing home, assisted living and retirement communities with a primary focus on lifestyle programming and dementia care.

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 - we know you'll be glad you came. The conference features an array of presentations for family caregivers and for professionals.

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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.

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