Education Conference

The Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter is pleased to present the 23rd Annual Dementia Education Conference

Thursday, April 2, 2020
Mohegan Sun Earth Expo & Convention Center, Uncasville, CT

 REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

Session Schedule

 

Cost:

Professionals:

Register by March 16, 2020 to take advantage of the Early Bird Rate!
Early Bird Registration: $110.00

March 17, 2020 through March 30, 2020

Registration: $130.00

Family Caregiver/student rate: $60.00

REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE MONDAY MARCH 30, 2020.  SPACE FILLS QUICKLY.

Please register early to secure your first session choice.

PLEASE NOTE: 

This year we are excited to integrate a mobile APP into the conference.  Please note HANDOUTS WILL NOT BE PROVIDED the day of the event.  Participants will be provided log in information before the conference to review all event information.  If you prefer hard copy handouts, you will be required to print handouts PRIOR to attending the event.  Handouts will be accessible on your mobile device, tablet or laptop throughout the day.

 

 Directions to the Venue

Mohegan Property Map

KEYNOTE SPEAKER 

 

 Diversity: An Important Frontier for Alzheimer's and All Dementia Research

Representation from all populations is critical in order for advancements to occur in Alzheimer's and all dementia research. This session will provide the history of the research experience in diverse populations, and identify strategies to overcome barriers to increase participation in clinical trials.

Presented by:
CARL V. HILL, PH.D., MPH
Vice President, Scientific Engagement
Alzheimer's Association

 

 Carl V. Hill, Ph.D., MPH, is Vice President, Scientific Engagement for the Alzheimer's Association.  In this role, he oversees strategic efforts to create global awareness of the Association's international research program.  Dr. Hill leads outreach to a network of staff, volunteers and donors at more than 75 Association chapters in order to grow understanding of the Association's role in accelerating Alzheimer's research and share scientific updates. For Dr. Hill's complete bio, please click here.

Grow your market visibility with a wide range of sponsorship options, see packet below for details!

Click here for the 2020 Sponsorship package!

 

Take advantage of a great opportunity to showcase your programs and services to over 700 decision makers and dementia care specialists. The Connecticut Chapter Dementia Education Conference attracts caregivers and professionals from a wide array of care settings including nursing homes, assisted living, hospital and acute care settings, adult day health, community based programs, home care, rehabilitation centers, hospice and educational institutions.

2020 GOLD SPONSOR

Mary Wade Home

2020 Silver Sponsors

Hartford HealthCare

2020 Exhibitors

Artis Senior Living

Assisted Living Services, Inc.

Assisted Living Technologies, Inc.

Bristol Health

Companions for Living, LLC

Everbrook Senior Living

Genesis HealthCare

Home Instead Senior Care

Keogh, Burkhart & Vetter

LiveWell

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Connecticut Chapter

The Next Street Driver Rehab Services

The Saybrook at Haddam

Visiting Angels

Workers' Compensation Trust

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

Planning on staying the night?

The group rate is available until March 11, 2020. Thereafter, reservations are accepted on a space and rate availability. Please note: Available inventory may sell out prior to cut off date.


Accommodations:
A limited amount of rooms at the Earth Tower have been reserved at a rate of $149.00 on April 1, 2020.

All rooms are subject to applicable taxes, currently 15%, and a $18.00 facility fee.

Please click here and follow directions to reserve a room

Scooter Rentals

Mohegan Sun is proud to offer scooter (ECV) rentals to guests. The scooters are available for $30.00 per day. You are welcome to request a scooter from a Coatroom Attendant at any of the coatrooms during their normal hours of operation. Please note that a scooter is not guaranteed without a reservation and is subject to availability. You are welcome to call the reservation center locally at 860.862.8125 or toll free at 1.888.320.4577 if there are any questions or if you would like further information. To make a reservation in advance, please click here.

We would like to extend a warm thank you to our community partner the Mohegan Tribe, for making it possible to host our annual conference at the Mohegan Sun.

 

 Throughout the years, the Alzheimer's Association has united experts worldwide to present the latest information in dementia care practices to professionals, family members and persons living with the disease in Connecticut and surrounding states. Our goal is to share best practices and creative interventions for the care, treatment and preservation of the quality of life of persons with Alzheimer's and related dementias. Join us as we reflect on past accomplishments, integrate the present and envision a future of a world without Alzheimer's disease.

Continuing Education Credits

Nursing

This activity has been submitted to the Connecticut Nurses'Association (CNA) for approval to award contact hours. The Connecticut Nurses' Association (CNA) is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Social Work

Application has been submitted for this program to be approved for Continuing Education Credit hours by the National Association of Social Workers, CT. If approved, this program will meet the continuing education criteria for Social Work Licensure renewal.


Connecticut Nursing Home Administrators

Application has been approved by LeadingAge Connecticut for 4.75 Credit Hours.  LeadingAge Connecticut has been granted authority by the State of Connecticut to issue Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) for educational programs that support learning objectives for nursing home administrators.  

Contact Us

Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter
Questions? Please contact our Southington office.

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