Join us in April for the ElderConsult Geriatric Medicine
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Dementia Conference 2018
A Conference for Families and Elder Care Professionals
(CEUs available both days for selected professions)
Campbell Community Center
1 Campbell Avenue, Campbell, CA
Friday, April 13 - Focus on Professionals
2:00 - 6:00 PM
Friday, April 13 $45
Saturday, April 14 $45
Both Days $70 ($20 savings)
Saturday, April 14 - Focus on Family and Caregivers - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday, April 13 $25
Saturday, April 14 $25
Both Days $40 ($10 savings)
Want to attend both days? Register for both days and receive a discount.
Professionals discount: $20
Family and Caregivers discount: $10
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Applied for:
- RCFE Administrators: Residential Care For the Elderly Communities
- CNA/HHA: Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Assistant
- SNF Administrators: Skilled Nursing Facilities Fiduciaries
- RN: Registered Nurses
- LVN: Licensed Vocational Nurses
- MA: Medical Assistants
- GCM: Geriatric Care Managers
- Case Managers
Elizabeth Landsverk MD
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Stanford University
Determining which medications are helpful or hurtful for elders can be controversial. Dr Landsverk will discuss the complexities and dilemmas of using including blood pressure, sleep and behavior medications.
Pain Effects in Dementia
Often an overlooked cause of agitation; but how do you know what role it plays in someone who cannot locate or communicate pain. Dr. Landsverk will address this challenging topic with step by step advice.
Elder Care Professionals — April 13
Intro to Dementia
Michelle Dhanak MD
Dr Dhanak, geriatrician, walks us through the early signs of dementia, the possible causes, what tests are needed, and what to do next.
Best Care Practices - Home and Community Stephanie Howard
Stephanie, recognized expert in dementia care, illustrates the exponential benefits gained when care is customized for people with dementia.
A Closer Look
When Odd Behavior Indicates Dementia
Elizabeth Sutherland PhD
Dr. Sutherland, UCSF Geropsychologist, reviews more in-depth neuropsychological testing and why it is crucial for elders whose behavior has become erratic, but the doctor says they are fine.
Personal Planning and Pitfalls
Barbara Small Esq
Barbara, elder law attorney, presents legal solutions for early dementia to address risk of financial abuse and allow planning to decrease vulnerability.
Family and Caregivers — April 14
Caregiver Challenges and Strategies
Tami Anastasia MA
Tami, dementia care advisor, will share her wealth of experience in caring for the families of elders with dementia and drill down into behavioral and caregiving challenges, and what to do.
How to Make the Move to Assisted Living
Stephanie, recognized expert in dementia care, discusses the natural inclination to promise a loved one that you would never move them into one of “those places”. However, there are times when that is the only choice, but also a choice that could enhance the quality of your loved one’s days.
Ann Kositsky RN NP
Ann will share her extensive experience as a Nurse Practitioner and also as a care manager on how to engage elders with dementia; this is hands down, the best medicine.
Taking Care of Yourself and Your Loved One
Michelle Dhanak MD
Dr Dhanak, geriatrician, will discuss how this disease affects the caregiver, and share first-hand knowledge as a daughter of steps to take to care for oneself first.