9-2014_CircleofCare_.. - Alzheimers Association of Northern

Circle of Care November 8, 2014
Register today at http://conference.kintera.org/COC2014
This annual education conference is
designed to fit the needs of families
caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s
disease or related dementia. It is also
for professionals who would like to learn
more about Alzheimer’s disease, the
challenges and hope for the future.
continuing education
The Alzheimer’s Association is an approved
vendor for providing continuing education. This
course meets the qualifications for 6 CE units/
hours for the following certified license entities:
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) and Home
Health Assistant (HHA). Approved by the California
Department of Health Services (Provider #06329).
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
(LMFT). Approved by the California Board of
Behavioral Sciences (Provider #1121).
Nursing Home Administrator Program (NHAP).
Application pending approval by the California
Department of Public Health (Provider #CEP1546).
Residential Care Home Administrator (RCFE).
Application pending approval by the California
Department of Social Services (Provider #2000072-740-2).
2290 N. First St. Ste. 101
San Jose, CA 95131
Registered Nurse (RN) and Licensed Vocational
Nurse (LVN). Approved by the California Board of
Registered Nursing (Provider #CEP12415).
circle of care
10th Annual Education
Conference for Families
Saturday, November 8, 2014
1221 Chess Dr.
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Foster City, CA 94404
800.272.3900 | alz.org
presenting sponsor
primary sponsors
conference partners
Bay Area Funeral Consumer Alliance
Brain Support Network
California Partnership to Improve Dementia Care
Family Caregiver Alliance
Mills Peninsula Senior Focus
Rosener House Adult Day Services
San Carlos Adult Day Services, Catholic Charities
program schedule
conference faculty
8:00 - 9:00 am Registration, Breakfast & Exhibitor Fair
9:00 - 9:15 am Welcome and Introductions, William Fisher
William Fisher, CEO , Alzheimer’s Association,
Northern California and Northern Nevada
9:15 - 10:15 am Latest Updates in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease, Geoffrey A. Kerchner
10:15 - 10:30 am Question and Answer Discussion
10:30 - 10:45 am
10:45 - 12:00 pm Avoiding Financial Fraud, Janet Berry
12:00 - 12:40 pm Lunch & Exhibitor Fair
12:40 - 1:40 pm Early Afternoon Breakout Sessions
A. Knowing When to Transition: There is “Life” After Dementia, Stephanie Howard
B. Compassionate Communication, Bonnie Bollwinkel
C. Caregivers & Early Stage Individuals: Speak Up!, Paula Wolfert, Ruth Gay
1:40 - 1:50 pm Break
1:50 - 2:50 pm
Late Afternoon Breakout Sessions
A. Responding to Challenging Behaviors, Alexandra Morris
B. Know Your Benefits: A Panel Discussion, Christina Dimas-Kahn, Patricia L. McGinnis, Heather Gray
C. Take Control of your Driving Future, Rosemary Robles
2:50 - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 - 4:00 pm Music and Dementia, Speaker TBD
4:00 - 4:15 pm Closing and Evaluations
CEU Certificates will be distributed no earlier than 4:15
Register today at
this conference is
co-presented by:
Geoffrey A. Kerchner, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor
of Neurology & Neurological Sciences, Stanford
University School of Medicine
Janet Berry, Deputy District Attorney, Santa Clara
County, Office of the District Attorney
Stephanie Howard, Assisted Living Director, Regency
of Evergreen Valley
Bonnie Bollwinkel, LCSW, Professional Education
Specialist, Alzheimer’s Association of Northern
California and Northern Nevada
Paula Wolfert, Award winning cookbook author &
Alzheimer’s Activist
Ruth Gay, MS, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy,
Alzheimer’s Association Northern California and
Northern Nevada
Alexandra Morris, MA, Family Care Specialist,
Alzheimer’s Association, Northern California and
Northern Nevada
Christina Dimas-Kahn, HICAP Program Manager for
San Mateo County
Patricia L. McGinnis, Executive Director, California
Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
Heather Gray, Family Support Coordinator, Alzheimer’s
Association, Northern California and Northern Nevada
Rosemary Robles, Senior Driver Ombudsman for DMV
No refunds will be given after 5 pm, Friday,
October 31, 2014. No exceptions.
The Ombudsman Services of San Mateo
County, Inc., investigates complaints and
brings resolution to those complaints on
behalf of residents in long term care facilities
and their family members. State-certified long
term care ombudsmen act as advocates for
today’s frail and vulnerable in our society, and
they charter the course of care for tomorrow’s
elder Americans.
650.780.5707 I www.ossmc.org