Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Event Details

Aging, Dementia, and Developmental Disabilities: A State and Community Forum

Date: February 07, 2014

Time: 8:00AM to 4:00PM

Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 3900 West End Ave., Nashville

Registration Open

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Description

Aging, Dementia, and Developmental Disabilities: A State and Community Forum

Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m..
Westminster Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall
3900 West End Avenue, Nashville

The Forum will provide helpful information to individuals with developmental disabilities and families, direct support providers, clinicians, program staff and administrators, and public policy makers concerned about adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are at risk of or who are experiencing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia

Program will include:

  • Overview of Aging and Dementia and Program Options
  • Treating Dementia in Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Screening, Assessment, and Diagnosis
  • Social Care Issues and Strategies
  • Panel and Small Group Discussions

Registration:

Registration by Jan. 21: $40 for professionals and $20 for direct support professionals and family members. After Jan. 21: $50 for professionals and $30 for direct support professionals and family members. Registration fee includes materials, lunch, and break refreshments. Click here or above to register. The deadline to register is Feb. 4.

Sponsors:

  • National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia
  • The Arc Tennessee
  • Developmental Services of Dickson
  • Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee
  • Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • Vanderbilt Kennedy University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
  • Tennessee Community Organizations (TNCO)
  • TNCO ACTS