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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

9:00am -9:30am

Introduction

Introduction

9:30am - 10:45am

Keynote Speaker

Laura Baker, PhD - Can Lifestyle Impact Health of the Mind as We Age?

10:45am - 11:00am

Break

Break

11:00am - 12:00pm

Session 1

Can Major Surgery Trigger Dementia?

Speaker: Lori A. Daiello, Ph.D

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Break

Break

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Session 2

Maximizing Mobility at Home: A Holistic Approach Designed for those with Cognitive Deficits

Speaker: Justin J. Oakley, MSOTR/L, ECHMP

1:30pm - 1:45pm

Break

Break

1:45pm - 2:45pm

Session 3

What If? Be prepared for emergencies.

Speaker: Laurie Mantz, OTR, CADDCT

2:45pm - 3:00pm

Break

Break

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Session 4

Creating Daily Moments of Success

Speaker: Patty O'Brian, CDP

4:00pm - 4:15pm

General Session/ Q&A

General Session/ Q&A

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Thursday, December 3, 2020

9:00am -9:30am

Introduction

Introduction

9:30am - 10:45am

Keynote Speaker

David Quiroa, ASB, Jennifer M. Kevorkian, Doreen Montaquila, BSW, CDP, CCM: Finding a Purpose

10:45am - 11:00am

Break

Break

11:00am - 12:00pm

Session 1

My family member has dementia: Helping kids maintain relationships with their loved ones 

Speaker: Sarah DeCosta

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Break

Break

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Session 2

Expressive Arts to Emphasize Nonpharmacological Approaches to Healthy Living with Dementia  

Speakers: Amber Evans and Kelly McCarthy

1:30pm - 1:45pm

Break

Break

1:45pm - 2:45pm

Session 3

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia (en español)

Speaker: Leonor Buitrago

2:45pm - 3:00pm

Break

Break

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Session 4

Clinical Trials: 101 Hope in Alzheimer's Research

Speakers: Terry Fogerty, Tara Tang, Annie Cerullo, Catherine Taylor

4:00pm - 4:15pm

General Session/ Q&A

General Session/ Q&A

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Friday, December 4, 2020

9:00am -9:30am

Introduction

Introduction

9:30am - 10:45am

Keynote Speaker

Rev Dr. Cynthia Huling Hummel From Why Me to What's Next

10:45am - 11:00am

Break

Break

11:00am - 12:00pm

Session 1

Be An Empowered Caregiver

Speakers: Linnea Tuttle, Maryam Attapour, Brendalee O'Hara

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Break

Break

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Session 2

Effective Communication and Understanding Dementia Related Behaviors (en español)

Speaker: Leonor Buitrago

1:30pm - 1:45pm

Break

Break

1:45pm - 2:45pm

Session 3

Legal and Financial Forget Me Nots for Caregivers
Speaker: Macrina G. Hjerpe, Esq

2:45pm - 3:00pm

Break

Break

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Session 4

Occupational Therapy for the Cognitively Impaired Individual in the Home Care Setting

Speaker: Linda Curry, OTD, MSOT

4:00pm - 4:15pm

General Session/ Q&A

General Session/ Q&A

Alzheimer's Association Rhode Island Chapter

245 Waterman Street, Suite 306

Providence, RI 02906

24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900

Questions? Email: jratkinson@alz.org

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