Connect & Care Conference 2019


Online Registration
Agenda
Speaker and Presentation Details

September 12th & 13th, 2019
North Seattle Community College

A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO CARING WITH COMPASSION

This is a conference for professionals, family members and companions to develop and share ideas to improve the approach and contribution to comprehensive care for aging adults.

Registration Deadline: September 7, 2019

Family Caregivers, Professional Caregivers, Social Workers, Care Managers, Nurses, Nursing Home Administrators and Guardians.

CEUs are approved for Caregivers, Social Workers, Nurses, Nursing Home Administrators and Guardians.

$30.00 per Workshop

Agenda-at-a-Glance

Day 1, September 12th, 2019
Workshop 1 (3 CEUs) – 9:00am – 12:25pm

  • Caring for Someone with Parkinson’s Disease – Lianna Marie
  • The Value of Engagement – D’Anna Edison
  • Underutilization of Home Health Benefits – Chris Strand

Workshop 2 (3 CEUs) – 1:00pm – 4:30pm

  • Yes And… – Andrew McMasters
  • Assessing Capacity from a Legal Perspective – Rebecca King
  • A Holistic Approach to Challenging Behaviors in Dementia Care – Don Desonier

Workshop 3 (3 CEUs) – 5:30pm – 8:05pm

  • Ethical Dilemmas in Geriatric Care – Barbarda Green
  • Is There a Cure for Grief and Loss? If so, I want it. –  Trudy James

Day 2, September 13th, 2019

Workshop 4 (3 CEUs) – 9:00am – 12:25pm

  • Stress Reduction – Easy Everyday Tools to Lower Stress – Jane Tornatore
  • Understanding Palliative Care – Megan Delahanty
  • Alzheimer’s-Effective Communication Strategies – Maggie Christofferson

Workshop 5 (3 CEUs) – 1:00pm -4:30pm

  • The Power of Storytelling – Swil Kanim
  • The Red Flags of Elder Abuse – Karin Taifour
  • Hoarding… It’s A Lot! – Ashley Kraft

Workshop 6 (3 CEUs) – 5:00pm – 8:00pm

  • Normalizing Conversations that Matter – Kelly Durgan RN, BSN

Event Sponsors:

CarePartnersAlzheimer's Association

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