Conference on Dementia at Mt Vernon Baptist Church

Thursday, 14 September, 2017


2017 Conference on Dementia
Changing the Culture of Care: Inform, Educate, Empower & Engage

Guest Speakers Include:

  • Honorable Governor Terry McAuliffe
  • Dr. Jim Hindrix, Alzheimer’s Association
    Progress and Strides in Alzheimer's Research
  • Bon Secours Senior Services, St Mary’s Hospital
    Entering Their Reality: Simulation of Sensory and Cognitive Deficits
  • Kathy Berry, Wesminister Canterbury Richmond
    When Words Fail: Addressing the Spiritual Needs of People with Dementia
  • Christine J. Jensen, Ph.D, Director, Health Services Research Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging & Lifelong Health
    Empowering Caregivers to Address Challenges and Engage in Community Resources
  • Paul F. Aravich, Ph.D. Professor, Eastern Virginia Medical School
    The Lesser Known Dementias
  • Dr. Jay White, Jewish Family Services
    Connectivity and Aging:  Engaging Mind, Body and Spirit
  • Devin Bowers, Commonwealth’s Dementia Services Coordinator and Carter Harrison, Alzheimer’s Association
    The Future of Dementia Care in Virginia: Regional Memory Assessment Centers
  • Karen Moeller, M.S., Senior Connections
    From Hospital to Home: Empowering Patients and Their Families
  • Melissa Andrews, LeadingAge Virginia
    Strategic Thinking to Enhance Quality Dementia Care and Services
  • Lynn Hancock and Debra Willis, EZ bites
    Finding a Solution....One Bite at a Time
  • Arthur Lopez
    Drum your Dream


$25 for professionals, $5 for caregivers


Mt Vernon Baptist Church
11220 Nuckols Road
Glen Allen, VA 23059

Event Contact

Tina Thomas

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