2017 Symposium on Alzheimer's Disease
There is an estimated 360,000 Texans living with Alzheimer's disease in 2017, and that number is expected to increase by 36.1% by the year 2025. Alzheimer’s disease is currently the 6th leading cause of death in Texas. To help address the educational needs of the community, the Alzheimer’s Association Capital of Texas Chapter presentsthe 2017 Symposium on Alzheimer’s Disease. The symposium will provide Alzheimer’s-specific education to local healthcare professionals, caregivers of individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and the general public. It will feature local expert speakers in the field, providing much-needed information on topics such as effective communication strategies, planning for the future (legal tips) and generational conflict resolution (learning why generations solve problems differently and effective tools to resolve conflict). Free to attend. Registration includes breakfast, lunch and event materials. Professionals seeking CEU's MUST call the Alzheimer's Association to register. 2.0 CEU credits for Social Workers and Nurses have been applied for. $15 fee to receive credits. Contact: Emily Johnson at 512-592-0990.for more information.