A Map Through the Maze
Conference for Alzheimer and Dementia Care Providers
A Map Through the Maze, a practical based Alzheimer’s and dementia care conference, offers professionals a unique opportunity to learn current and cutting edge information on a wide range of Alzheimer’s related care topics including meaningful engagement, the latest on treatment and medications, research updates, communication tips, managing dementia related behaviors, hands on care techniques and much more. With 30 breakout sessions offered, there is something for everyone.
Whether you work in long-term care, an assisted living facility, adult day health, home care agency, hospice care, acute care setting, are self-employed, new to this field or a seasoned professional, this conference will provide practical information directly related to your work. It is a great opportunity to network with over 800 professionals in the Alzheimer’s care field while learning new techniques and approaches to care.
Sound of Silence: Ending the Stigma of Alzheimer’s Disease
Dr. Susan Wehry
Dr. Susan Wehry is Chief of Geriatrics at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. In 2011, Dr. Wehry was appointed Vermont’s Commissioner of the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living (DAIL). During her tenure as Commissioner, Vermont placed first in America’s Health Rankings by the United Health Foundation for senior health. In 2015, Dr. Wehry represented Vermont at the White House Conference on Aging.
Dr. Wehry has lectured extensively on a variety of topics, including biomedical ethics and has inspired policymakers, care partners and human service professionals across the United States. As the author of Oasis 2.0, an interdisciplinary person-centered approach training for the long-term care workforce, she has helped transform dementia care across the country.
Dr. Susan Wehry
Seven Hills Foundation ASPiRE!
Athena Health Care Systems