Connected Conversations: Navigating the Dementia Journey

Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel
 903 Dulaney Valley Rd
 Towson, MD 21204

Thursday, September 15, 2022

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM EDT

24/7 Helpline: (800) 272-3900

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The Alzheimer's Association Conference is for caregivers, people living with early-stage dementia, acute and long-term care nurses, social workers, assisted living and nursing home administrators, geriatric care managers and allied health professionals working with individuals with dementia and their caregivers. Respite funding and financial assistance is available, please contact Kristi Mroz at krmroz@alz.org or 443-632-9732 for more information. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Parking vouchers will be provided to attendees.

Additional Information

8:00 am Registration, networking and breakfast
9:00 am Welcoming Remarks,
David McShea, Executive Director, Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Maryland

9:15 am Morning Keynote, Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: The Other Public Health Crisis
•Halima Amjad, MD,MPH, PhD, Assistant Professor of MEdicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology
10:15 -10:45 Break
10:45 -12:15 Breakout Sessions

A. Showcase of Local Research Initiatives
• Esther Oh, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences & Neuropathology The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
• Quincy Samus, Ph.D., M.S., Associate Professor, Director, Translational Aging Services Core, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
• Paul B. Rosenberg, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, John Hopkins University School of Medicine

B. Alzheimer’s, the Brain, and the Soul
•Terri LynnCanaday, RN, BSN,Clinical Community Educator, Accentcare

C. The Importance of Advance Legal Planning
• Cheryl A. Jones, Attorney, Pessin Katz Law, P.A.
• Kimberly L. Battaglia, Attorney, Pessin Katz Law, P.A.

D. The How To's of Caregiving

12:15 pm Lunch
1:15-2:15 pm Afternoon Breakout Sessions

A. Awareness and Understanding:Their Impact on our Interactions with Persons with Dementia
• Louise Murray, Ed.D., Clinical Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Programs, The Erickson School of Aging, University of Maryland at Baltimore County

B. Firearms, Driving & Sexuality: Safety in Dementia Care
• Stephanie Goldstein, B.S.W, L.B.S.W., Jenerations Health Education

C. Thoughtful Hospitalization
• Kate Gordon, MSW, Splaine Consulting, Adjunct Professor, Erickson School of Aging Studies at UMBC


2:15-2:30 Break
2:30-3:30 pmClosing Plenary

Panel Discussion: Exploring the Unique Challenges of Younger Onset Dementia
Facilitated by Evie VanderMeer, Shannon

Information

  • Delivery Method: In Person
  • Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM EDT
  • Audience: General Public, Professionals, People with Dementia, Caregivers
  • Languages: English

Contact

    Primary Contact:
  • Name: Kristi Mroz
  • Organization: Alzheimer's Association
  • 24/7 Helpline: (800) 272-3900

Register

    Registration Info:
  • Registration Opens: Monday, July 18, 2022
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022
  • Type: Registration Preferred (Not Required)
    Payment Informations:
  • Event Fee: Ranges from $25 to $95
  • Payment Type: Cash, Check or Credit Card
  • Check Payable To: Alzheimer's Association
  • Mail Check To:
    502 Washington Ave Ste 300
    Towson, MD 21204

Donations accepted and appreciated.

Register Now

Information

8:00 am Registration, networking and breakfast
9:00 am Welcoming Remarks,
David McShea, Executive Director, Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Maryland

9:15 am Morning Keynote, Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: The Other Public Health Crisis
•Halima Amjad, MD,MPH, PhD, Assistant Professor of MEdicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology
10:15 -10:45 Break
10:45 -12:15 Breakout Sessions

A. Showcase of Local Research Initiatives
• Esther Oh, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences & Neuropathology The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
• Quincy Samus, Ph.D., M.S., Associate Professor, Director, Translational Aging Services Core, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
• Paul B. Rosenberg, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, John Hopkins University School of Medicine

B. Alzheimer’s, the Brain, and the Soul
•Terri LynnCanaday, RN, BSN,Clinical Community Educator, Accentcare

C. The Importance of Advance Legal Planning
• Cheryl A. Jones, Attorney, Pessin Katz Law, P.A.
• Kimberly L. Battaglia, Attorney, Pessin Katz Law, P.A.

D. The How To's of Caregiving

12:15 pm Lunch
1:15-2:15 pm Afternoon Breakout Sessions

A. Awareness and Understanding:Their Impact on our Interactions with Persons with Dementia
• Louise Murray, Ed.D., Clinical Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Programs, The Erickson School of Aging, University of Maryland at Baltimore County

B. Firearms, Driving & Sexuality: Safety in Dementia Care
• Stephanie Goldstein, B.S.W, L.B.S.W., Jenerations Health Education

C. Thoughtful Hospitalization
• Kate Gordon, MSW, Splaine Consulting, Adjunct Professor, Erickson School of Aging Studies at UMBC


2:15-2:30 Break
2:30-3:30 pmClosing Plenary

Panel Discussion: Exploring the Unique Challenges of Younger Onset Dementia
Facilitated by Evie VanderMeer, Shannon

  • Delivery Method: In Person
  • Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM EDT
  • Time Zone: EDT
  • Audience: General Public, Professionals, People with Dementia, Caregivers
  • Languages: English

Contact

    Primary Contact:
  • Name: Kristi Mroz
  • Organization: Alzheimer's Association
  • 24/7 Helpline: (800) 272-3900

Register

    Registration Info:
  • Registration Opens: Monday, July 18, 2022
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022

  • Type: Registration Preferred (Not Required)

    Payment Informations:
  • Event Fee: Ranges from $25 to $95
  • Payment Type: Cash, Check or Credit Card
  • Check Payable To: Alzheimer's Association
  • Mail Check To:
    502 Washington Ave Ste 300
    Towson, MD 21204

Donations accepted and appreciated.

Register Now