Annual Alzheimers seminar scheduled for Oct. 29
Posted: 10/03/2012 at 1:15 am
The conference, designed for both family caregivers and professional caregivers, will examine identity, memory and constructive approaches to dealing with persons with dementia. Featured speaker is Dr. Peter Rabins, professor and vice chair for academic affairs in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and author of “The 36 Hour Day.”
Also speaking will be Dr. Clare Schumm and Dr. Heather Rodas Romero. Dr. Schumm is previous director of pastoral care services and has served in other positions at Greencroft Goshen. Dr. Romero is a clinical associate neuropsychologist who most recently worked for the Duke University Medical Center.
Registration is limited to 200 participants and may be made in person or by mail, fax or by phone with a credit card. The primary family caregiver (one per family) may register for free. Fee for other family support persons is $25, fee for professionals is $90 and fee for additional staff from the same organization is $75. Student fee is $40. Lunch is included. The Alzheimer’s Seminar brochure may be picked up at the Greencroft Goshen Community Center or downloaded online at www.greencroft.org.