You are invited to a gathering of patients, caregivers, and family members in an interactive forum that shares current information and ongoing advances in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

WHEN:
Thursday, October 31, 2019
8am – 1:00pm

WHERE:
Black Canyon Conference Center
9440 N. 25th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021

WHAT:
Free Community Service Event

Who can attend?

  • Patients
  • Caregivers
  • Family members
  • Anyone interested in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Alireza Atri, MD, PhD
Medical Director, Banner Sun Health Research Institute

AGENDA

8:15–9:00AM

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AND REGISTRATION

9:00–9:15AM

WELCOMING REMARKS AND INTRODUCTION    

Eric M. Reiman, MD, Director, Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium                          

Executive Director, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute

9:15–9:25AM

John Theobold Memorial Community Service Award                                        

Jan Dougherty, MS, RN

RESEARCH, TREATMENT, AND CAREGIVING

9:25–9:50AM

“Advances in Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention” 

Alireza Atri, MD, PhD, Medical Director

Banner Sun Health Research Institute

9:50–10:15AM

“Keeping Your Brain Healthy as You Age”                                                                   

Jessica Langbaum, PhD, Co-Director, Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute

10:15–10:30AM

BREAK                                                                                                                                                 

10:30–10:55AM

“Diversity and Alzheimer’s Disease: From Disparities to Inclusion”            

Marisa Menchola, PhD, ABPP-CN, Clinical Neuropsychologist

Banner University Medical Center

10:55–11:20AM

“Caregiving Strategies across the ADRD Trajectory: Lessons Learned”  

David W. Coon, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean

Edson College of Nursing & Health Innovation, Arizona State University

11:20–11:50AM

PANEL / Q&A WITH HEALTHCARE and COMMUNITY SERVICES PROVIDERS

Moderator: David W. Coon, PhD, Arizona State University

Panelists:

Alireza Atri, MD, Banner Sun Health Research Institute

Anna Burke, MD, Barrow Neurological Institute

Richard Caselli, MD, Mayo Clinic

Scott Hawthornthwaite, Area Agency on Aging, Region One

Scott Gardner, Alzheimer’s Association, Desert Southwest Chapter

Lori Nisson, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute

11:50–12:00PM

CONCLUDING REMARKS                                              

Eric M. Reiman, MD

 

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