MEETING THE CHALLENGE OF DEMENTIA Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders

Venue: Ithaca College Emerson Suites Phillips Hall

Location: Ithaca, New York, United States

Event Date/Time: May 29, 2003 End Date/Time: May 29, 2003
Registration Date: May 23, 2003
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This conference will provide up-to-date information and useful tools for those who work with individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. The keynote address will examine the latest in diagnosis and drug treatment. Experts will discuss social interventions; dementia in special populations including racial minorities; low-income rural dwelling; developmentally disabled persons; pain assessment and management; case management approaches; Parkinson's disease; and coping skills for family and professional caregivers. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Anton Porsteinsson - Neurobehavioral Therapeutics, University of Rochester Medical Center; Plenary Session: Linda Buettner, Ph.D. - Interdisciplinary Center for Positive Aging, Florida Gulf Coast University, Ft. Meyers, Florida; Closing Plenary: Mary Anne Corasaniti, Executive Director, Central New York Chapter, Alzheimer's Association, Syracuse, NY; Six Concurrent Sessions: Paulette Johnson, CNY Alzheimeer's Association; Dr. Fred Marshall, Chief of Neurology,
University of Rochester Medical School; Patricia Maiden, Ph.D. State University of New York Empire College, Syracuse, NY; Kathleen Bishop, Ph.D. Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, University of Rochester School of Medicine; Kate McGahan, Executive Director of Central New York Elderplanning; and Dr. Paul Katz, Medical Director, Monroe Community Hospital, Rochester, NY.


953 Danby Road - Ithaca College
New York
United States

Additional Information

Conference starts at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 4:15 p.m. Registration Deadline: May 23, 2003 Fee for full-day is $50 and includes breakfast, lunch, and conference materials.