Enhancing Community Well-Being

A Discovery Conference designed for Healthcare Professionals and open to family caregivers.

Alzheimer's Association Discovery 2018 Regional Conference, Friday April 27 Seattle, WA. Purple background with white lettering.

KEYNOTE:
HOPE = Knowing You Can Make a Difference
John Zeisel, Ph.D.
CEO & President of Hearthstone Alzheimer C are and President of the I’m Still Here Foundation

Dr. Zeisel’s books include: I’m Still Here: A New Philosophy of Alzheimer’s Care and Inquiry by Design: Environment/Behavior/Neuroscience in Architecture, Interiors, Landscape, and Planning.

A sample of 15 workshop topics:

  • Understanding Alzheimer’s Research: What We Know,
    What We Need to Know & What Does it Mean?
    Heather Snyder, Ph.D.
  • Using Technology for Better Living with Memory Loss
    Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe, Ph.D.
  • The Power of Music
    Michael Byrd, M.Div., and Leslie Lehnhoff, M.A., C.C.M.
  • The Growing Concern of Elder Abuse
    Page Ulrey, J.D.
  • The Lewy Body Dementias
    Debby Tsuang, M.D., M.Sc.
  • I’m Still Here – Communication Interactive Workshop
    John Zeisel, Ph.D.
  • Momentia in My Neighborhood– Creating Dementia-Friendly Programs from the Ground Up
    Moderator: Keri Pollock, B.A.
  • Frontotemporal Dementia: What’s It All About?

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2018

  • About the Council

    The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

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