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Dementia Symposium 2017
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On December 15, 2017, LeadingAge Maryland, LeadingAge DC and Ingleside at King Farm held Bridging the Gap--Dementia Symposium 2017: Practical Solutions for Family and Professional Care Partners.  This one day symposium, held at Ingleside at King Farm in Rockville, was geared toward family caregivers as well as professionals.

Topics included:

  • The Benefits of Caregiving

  • Research Update

  • Panel Discussion on Hot Topics and Common Challenges Care Partners Face

  • Eldercare/Resident Rights

  • Thoughts from a Neurologist

  • Care Partner Perspectives

Presenters included:

  • Barbara Resnick, PhD, MSN, BSN, Sonya Ziporkin Gershowitz Chair in Gerontology, University of Maryland School of Nursing and Resident Nurse Practitioner, Roland Park Place

  • Ana Nelson, Vice President of Programs & Services, Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area

  • Pamela Mills, Director of Memory Support, Ingleside at King Farm

  • Terry Ullman, LCSW-C, LICSW

  • Amy L. Griboff, Eldercare Attorney, McMillan Metro, P.C.

  • Susy Elder Murphy, Owner, Debra Levy Eldercare Associates and President, Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Aging Life Care Association

  • Dr. William Leahy, Neurologist

  • A couple living with early onset dementia

Click here to download the agenda

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