Classroom Course » 2016 Spring Alzheimer's Conference - Decatur

Dates & Times:
March 30, Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Hosted By:
Continuing Education Institute of Illinois

Registration is Closed

This inspiring and valuable educational event will offer creative insight, tools and resources to help professionals, paraprofessionals and lay caregivers
feel more empowered in their roles.
  • Identify effective communication approaches to important verbal and non-verbal ques for attention.
  • Recognize activities that will enhance or maintain function of persons with Alzheimer’s disease in any setting.
  • Discuss practical evidence-based techniques to increase cognition and social engagement.
  • Outline nutritional considerations and the best methods for addressing food apathy.
  • Describe the ways of integrating humor and laughter to enrich daily life in Alzheimer’s care.
  • Address the legal and financial concerns for persons with Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Intended Audience:

Counselors (Clinical/Professional)

Dental Hygienists


Marriage and Family Therapists

Massage Therapists

Nurse Practitioners

Nurses (RNs/LPNs)

Nursing Home Administrators

Occupational Therapists and COTAs

Physical Therapists and PTAs


Respiratory Care Therapists

Social Workers

    Others (please inquire)
Richland Community College
Schilling Community Education Center
1 College Park
Decatur, Illinois
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 Melanie Adams 
 Cheri Burcham, MA 
 Sandra Burgener, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN 
 William Gingold, PhD, MHA, CSA, CHE, LP 
 Sheila Greuel, MA 
 Debra Hart, RN, BFA, CLL-E 
 Chuck LaFebvre, JD 
 Max  Zubatsky, PhD, LMFT 
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