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CAREGIVERS AND PROFESSIONALS

RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

Friday, November 8, 2024

9:30 am to 2:30 pm

Feinberg Pavilion Conference Center

Northwestern University

251 E Huron, 3rd Floor

Chicago, IL 60611

About the Annual Symposium

The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter hosts a research symposium every year in November to honor National Family Caregivers Month – a time to celebrate the contributions of caregivers, increase their awareness and connect them with information and resources.

By hosting this annual symposium, we have the opportunity to bring together over 300 caregivers, patients, families and healthcare professionals to learn about the latest in Alzheimer's and dementia research and the Association's role in driving and leading global research initiatives. We are also able to provide the attendees with information, tools, and resources.

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Historical Symposiums

Research Conference and Webinar: Connecting the Dots

November 12, 2022

9:00 AM – 12:15 PM CST

An in-depth review of clinical trials and lifestyle activities that may reduce the risk of the developing Alzheimer’s disease, and signs to watch for to ensure early diagnosis.

Who Should Attend?

Clinical, research, and family tracks are designed for:

  • Attendee with early dementia or MCI

  • Family, friend, or family care partner* of person with dementia (*Non-Professional)

  • Professional I (Professional caregiver, direct care staff, administrator: please note: no continuing education credits offered)

  • Professional II (Health and allied health professionals with CEU or CME)

Continuing Education

3.0 CEU, CME credits offered for attendees registered as a Professional II only. The following professionals are eligible for continuing education credit:

  • Counselor-Professional/Clinical

  • Dietitian/Nutrition Counselor

  • Marriage and Family Counselor

  • Nurse (APN, RN, LPN)

  • Nursing Home Administrator

  • Occupational Therapist/COTA

  • Physical Therapist/PTA

  • Physician

  • Psychologist

  • Respiratory Therapist

  • Social Worker (LSW, LCSW)

  • Others, please inquire at omatongo@alz.org

  • Inquire about other licenses or credentials at ceupro.com

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