I am pleased to share with you that the Alzheimer’s Association will be hosting Alzheimer’s and Dementia University for Families and Professionals in Morgantown on July 25th and that we still have registration slots available.
Alzheimer’s and Dementia University is a one-day conference offering CME/CEU’s for Physicians, Nurses and Social Workers.
We appreciate your help in spreading the word to your networks and clients/patients and their caregivers.
A flyer is attached, and online registration is available at this link:
Morgantown 2018 ADU Registration
Upcoming conference, theme Caregiving: Challenges and Solutions. The cost is very reasonable, only $100 and $35 is you are a student, resident and/or fellow. The registration includes the cost for processing the seven (7) continuing education credits, breakfast, lunch and snacks plus one year membership in the WV Geriatrics Society (WVGS) for calendar year 2019.
Any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. Exhibitor opportunities available and Poster Competition. Go to www.wvgeriatrics.org to view the announcements or download from the website.
Thank you, and hope to see you on September 13th.
You asked, and we listened! At the 2018 CMS National Training Program (NTP) Workshops, you can expect 2½ days of tailored training to meet a variety of learning needs. Whether you’re building a foundation of basic Medicare knowledge, or you want to expand your expertise, there’s something for everyone. You can attend the entire 2½-day workshop, or only the days that meet your varied interests and needs. Day 1 provides the basics, Day 2 has cross-cutting information including legislative and program updates, and Day 3 provides a deeper dive into more advanced topics. It will be helpful if you bring a laptop or tablet to participate in the casework activities. The locations and dates for the workshops are listed below. Attend the location that works for you. And, it’s free!
July 31–August 2
The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center
1 E Pershing Road Kansas City, MO 64108
Region II—New York
New York Hilton Midtown
1335 6th Avenue New York, NY 10019
The Artic Club Seattle
700 3rd Avenue Seattle, WA 98104
Loews Atlanta Hotel
1065 Peachtree St NE Atlanta, GA 30309
7000 Church Ranch Boulevard Westminster, CO 80021
The NTP training materials will be available for download on the registration website prior to the workshops. If you would like hard copies, please download and print. You can also download the materials to your tablet, laptop, or on a USB. NOTE: Registration requests will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis until each meeting reaches capacity. The number of attendees from the same organization may be limited.
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The Alzheimer’s Association will be holding their annual Alzheimer’s & Dementia University conference for family caregivers and healthcare professionals. Come Join the Alzheimer’s Association and guest presenters from around the state to increase your knowledge of Alzheimer’s and enhance your caregiving skills.
Family Caregiver $15 | Healthcare Professional $55 5 Social Work & Nursing CEUs and Physician CMEs approved.
Each University will have lunch provided. Workshop topics are designed to meet the needs of both professional and family caregivers.
Workshop Topics Include:
- Planning for Legal & Financial Consideration
- Effective Communication Strategies
- Working with Your Doctor: Supporting Alzheimer’s Care
- Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors
Dates & Locations
Martinsburg, WV May 17, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Blue Ridge Community & Technical College 13650 Apple Harvest Drive Register here
Beckley, WV June 4, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Raleigh General Hospital Education Building – 1710 Harper Road Register here
Wheeling, WV June 21, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The White Palace at Wheeling Park 1801 National Road Register here
Charleston, WV June 27, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. UC School of Pharmacy 2300 MacCorkle Avenue SE Register here
Morgantown, WV July 25, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. WVU Medicine HSN-H 1905 – 1 Medical Center Drive Register here
For more information or to register, contact 800.272.3900.
The 2018 Call for Workshops for the 40th Summer Institute on Aging is open! The 2018 conference sponsored by WVU School of Social Work will be held June 12-14, 2018 at Lakeview Resort & Conference Center in Morgantown, WV. The theme is “Adventures in Aging: Building Wisdom, Well Being and Wonder”
Below is some information about how to submit a proposal. The website http://sioa.wvu.edu has a lot of information about past conferences (see previous brochures under “conference archive”). In terms of our audience, we usually have mostly social workers, but also some nurses, licensed professional counselors, activities directors in nursing homes, and family caregivers. We offer the conference as part of an elective course in the WVU Gerontology Certificate program, so we also have undergraduate and graduate students in attendance at the Institute.
Proposals (90 minutes or 3 hours) will be accepted online at https://sioa.wvu.edu/2018-conference/presenters/ – the deadline is January 15, 2018.
Please share with interested persons! For additional information or questions, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 304-293-3280.