Compassion Amid The Confusion
Alzheimer’s Disease Conference For Professional Caregivers
On March 20, 2024 | 8AM-4PM
Compassion Amid the Confusion is a principal conference geared toward persons with early dementia, families, friends, and professionals. The conference is a collaboration among medical personnel and caregivers. This collaboration has worked to create a day designed to inform, educate and support persons with dementia – and their families. Since 1987, leading presenters have come together at St. Patrick’s Manor to ensure the most innovative conference in dementia care for over one-hundred participants, sponsors and exhibitors.
Meet Our Speakers!
Rebecca England Amariglio, Ph.D.
Dr. Amariglio is a clinical neuropsychologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital, and Associate Professor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School. Her work focuses on using sensitive subjective and objective cognitive tools in the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. After completing her doctoral degree at the University of New Mexico, she trained as an intern at Yale School of Medicine and as a post-doctoral fellow at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Her work is funded by the NIH and the Alzheimer’s Association.
Ana Paola Garza, MS
Director of Community Education and Engagement for the ORE Core and a nutritionist. Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Katie Brandt, BA., MM.
Director of Caregiver Services and Advocacy for the Frontotemporal Dementia Clinic at Massachusetts General Brigham Hospital in Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.
Linda Pellegrini, GNP.
Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, leader in curriculum development for the Road Map to Acute Care Management, presenter on the Massachusetts Governor’s Council, Instructor at University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School.
Chris Dulla, Ph.D.
Professor and Interim Chair Department of Neuroscience, Tufts University. Principal research includes understanding neurotransmission and the function of neuronal networks.
This conference is presented in partnership with the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Mass General Brigham.
Applications have been made for Continuing Education Credits for RNs, APRN’s, LPNs, Social Workers, Activity Professionals, Nursing Home Administrators, Dieticians, Pastoral Care Professionals and Rehabilitation Professionals.
Contact Claire Henry for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-370-8523
The $150 Program Fee includes 6.0 Professional Continuing Educational Credits, certificate, lunch and parking.
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St. Patrick’s Manor
863 Central St. Framingham, MA 01701