Azura Memory Care will be hosting its 10th annual educational conferences titled “Dementia Symposium: Constructing Exceptional Care” on Tuesday, April 23 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Florian Gardens, located at 2340 Lorch Avenue in Eau Claire and on Wednesday, May 1 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Muskego Lakes Country Club, located at S100W14020 Loomis Road in Muskego.
The cost to attend is $60 with an additional $15 added if a certificate of 6.5 hours of continuing education clock hours is requested. All proceeds from the symposium will go to the Alzheimer’s Association and Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Registration is available at the link here and due by Tuesday, April 16 for Eau Claire and on Thursday, April 18 for Muskego Lakes.
This educational symposium is designed to provide knowledge and insight to physicians, counselors, psychologists, nurses, social workers, case managers, nursing home and assisted living administrators, other professionals and family caregivers. A light breakfast, lunch and snack will be provided, as well as information on local community resources in the world of aging and memory loss.
Medications to Enhance Dementia Care: Cathy Lea, RPh, BCACP, Pharmacist, Mayo Health System
Encouraging Positive Interactions: Suzanne Bottum-Jones, MA BSN, Author and Founder of National Centers for Dementia Behaviors Management
MEND Approach to Alzheimer’s: Dr. Tom Dow, Ophthalmologist, Mindful Diagnostics and Therapeutics, Eau Claire Medical Center
Shining a Light on Younger Onset Dementia: Michelle Barclay, President and Founder, Barclay Group, LLC
Dementia Research Blueprint: Dr. Art Walaszek, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and Co-Leader of the Outreach, Recruitment and Education Core, Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and Public Health Pillar, Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute
Dementia Research Update: Dr. Dorothy Farrar-Edwards, Professor, School of Education, Medicine and Public Health and Outreach Recruitment and Education Core, Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and Director, Collaborative Center for Health Equity, UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Chronic Conditions and Comorbidities in Dementia: Dr. Soryal A. Soryal, Geriatric Medicine, Center for Senior Health and Longevity, Aurora Health Center
Genetic Testing for Medication Management: Brett Himmeler, PhD, Medical Science Liason, Azzurex Health
Depression in Dementia: Dr. Mark Eberhage, Founder and President, Behavioral Solutions Inc.
It’s All About Relationships!: Lynda Markut, Education and Support Coordinator, Alzheimer’s Association of Southeastern Wisconsin