The Courage to Care – Brazos Valley Dementia Conference

The Courage to Care.
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Conference in the Brazos Valley.

The Houston and Southeast Texas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is excited to partner with Christ United Methodist Church for “The Courage to Care,” an Alzheimer’s caregiver conference in the Brazos Valley. At this conference, professionals and caregivers will learn about the challenges of caregiving for someone with Alzheimer’s disease and how we can work to overcome these barriers to care. CEU’s will be available for Nurses and Social Workers.

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Brazos Valley Alzheimer's Caregiver Conference
Brazos Valley Alzheimer’s Caregiver Conference

6th Annual

Brazos Valley Dementia Conference

The Courage to Care

Thursday, October 27th, 2016
8AM – 2PM

Christ United Methodist Church
4201 Texas 6 Frontage Rd | College Station, TX 77845

4 CEUs Available for Nurses and Social Workers

$10 for Caregivers | $20 for Professionals

Lunch & Light Breakfast Included

Respite care is available thanks to Comfort Keepers (a licensed care provider) for those caregivers who cannot leave their loved one at home.
(Please email Joshua Fuller at jfuller@alz.org by October 13th if you will be bringing your loved one to the conference and they need respite care.)


To Register Visit: www.bvcouragetocare.eventbrite.com


Caregivers for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Face Special Challenges. You are not alone. Whether you need information about early-stage caregiving, middle-stage caregiving, or late-stage caregiving, the Alzheimer’s Association is here to help.

Professional Track, Sanctuary:
Breakout #1:  Alzheimer’s vs. Dementia, Presented by Gillian Acca, PhD(c)
Breakout #2:  Working with Cognitively Impaired Patients
Breakout #3:  Conversations and Coping for Caregivers of Persons with Dementia, Presented by Judy Warren, PhD
Closing Session:  Creating Meaningful Activities for Persons with Dementia, Presented by Julie E. Kutac, MA, PhD
Caregiver Track, Fellowship Hall:
Breakout #1:  Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers:  Part 1, Presented by Stephen Andriko
Breakout #2:  Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers:  Part 2, Presented by Stephen Andriko
Breakout #3:  Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers:  Part 3, Presented by Stephen Andriko
Closing Session:  Creating Meaningful Activities for Persons with Dementia, Presented by Julie E. Kutac, MA, PhD

AlzTex Admin

The Alzheimer's Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter (www.alz.org/texas) consists of families, caregivers, scientists, health professionals, and concerned citizens who are committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer's Disease and to easing the burden of Alzheimer's Disease and related disorders on patients and their families and loved ones.