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2017 Convention and Trade Show
Kickoff: Making New Traditions in Long Term Care
■ September 18-20 ■ Greensboro, NC
Track Training #1: Delivering the highest standard in Dementia Care: (8 CEUs)
Monday, September 18, 9am – 5pm
Caring and Coping Dementia Care Workshop
Mary Ann Drummond, RN/CEO, Angel Tree Publishing
5 Love Languages of Dementia Care
Rev. Martha McDowell, Pastor, Matton’s Grove United Methodist Church
NCALTCF is dedicated to making a difference in Long Term Care. We believe that begins with providing premiere education. Track Training is one of our new opportunities to get specific with certain staff members. Each year we provide training that directly relates to specific staff members. Keep an eye out for our registration to see who we’re targeting in this year’s trainings.
Convention is the perfect opportunity to get most of the CEUs required for the year. CEU credits are given for our Opening and General Sessions on the first 2 days and on the 3rd day we have several CEUs going on with multiple topics to choose from.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 | Boones Creek Christian Church
305 Christian Church Road | Johnson City, TN 37615
Registration 8 am | Welcome 8:30 am | Lunch | Workshop Ends 4:00 pm
Dementia Overview & Practical Suggestions for Caregiving
Mary Ann Drummond, RN, DCP, CADDCT, and CEO of Angel Tree Consulting, has a passion for presenting innovative and successful strategies in both caregiver and provider settings to assist individuals with dementia “live their best” each day. With over thirty years of nursing experience and sixteen years as a VP in the assisted living industry developing programs for dementia care, she credits much of her expert knowledge to the greatest teachers of all, those who live daily with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Author of “Meet Me Where I Am – An Alzheimer’s Care Guide” and “I Choose to Remember – Reminiscing Therapy Aide”, Ms. Drummond enjoys working with organizations across the country to increase successful outcomes in dementia care.
Dementia and the Law: What You Need to Know
Amelia Crotwell, Certified as an Elder Law Attorney (CELA), As founder and owner of Elder Law of East Tennessee, Attorney Amelia Crotwell devotes her expertise to helping elders, persons with disabilities, and their families plan for their legal, financial, and health care needs. Her legal practice areas include elder law, estate planning, wills and trusts, special needs trusts, Medicaid and Veterans Benefits planning, conservatorship and probate, Social Security Disability, and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) planning. While she has handled many different types of legal cases since earning her law degree in 1997, she describes working with elders and their families as “by far the most rewarding area of law practice I have ever experienced, both personally and professionally.”
Objective: The purpose of Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc.’s Caregiver Training series is to educate professional and family caregivers on Alzheimer’s disease and give useful information concerning dementia care. After completing the training, the participant should have:
- A better understanding of the disease, its process and available treatments.
- Practical tips for caring for the individual with dementia.
- Legal issues as they relate to caring for someone with dementia.
Cost: The full-day training will include all handouts as well as lunch. Conference fees are $25 for family care partners and $45 for professional care partners. Professional fee includesCEUs which are pending for administratorsof residential homes for the aged as well as assisted living facility administrators and nurses.
On site respite will be provided, at no cost, day of event. You must call to register so we can provide adequate coverage.
Questions? Please contact Regional Director, Tracey Kendall Wilson at Tracey Kendall Wilson or call 423.330.4532.
Registration is required for the program and is now OPEN!
Information, resources, support and community for adult-child caregivers as they care for their aging parents and for themselves.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 5:30-7:00 pm
Fellowship Hall, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church
2780 N. Center Street, Hickory, NC 28601, Map
Presenter: Mary Ann Drummond, RN/CEO, Angel Tree Publishing
Meet Me Where I Am: Managing Symptoms of Alzheimer’s and Other Age-Related Dementia
With 30+ years as a registered nurse, the last 13 of which as an executive in the assisted living industry, Mary Ann Drummond’s work focus was with elders who have Alzheimer’s and other age-related dementia. Learning from the greatest teachers of all, those who suffer daily with Alzheimer’s disease, Drummond gained a passion for educating others in ways to successfully meet the needs of the Alzheimer’s patient. She is a highly sought-after speaker and published author who sensitively and compassionately helps audiences and readers better understand Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias, sharing insight into how to best care for a loved one struggling with the diseases.
Attendees at the May ACAP-Hickory will learn:
- Typical behaviors of Alzheimer’s and other age-related dementia
- Strategies to care for a loved one with dementia and techniques for managing difficult symptoms
- Safe and positive methods for improving the quality of life of a loved one with dementia
We hope you will join us!
Although designed for adult-child caregivers, ACAP programs are open to all who are interested.
or call, toll-free, 1-877-599-ACAP (1-877-599-2227)
ACAP-Hickory gratefully acknowledges
Seniors Helping Seniors
Brookdale Hickory, Northeast
Catawba Regional Hospice
as sponsors for the May ACAP program.
For more information about ACAP, please visit our website!
ACAP-Hickory provides information, resources, support and community for adult-child caregivers as they care for their aging parents and for themselves. Free educational programs are offered the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Unless otherwise noted, ACAP meets in the Fellowship Hall of Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Hickory (2780 North Center Street, Hickory, NC). Although designed for adult-child caregivers of aging parents, programs are open to all who are interested.
ACAP-Hickory is a local chapter of ACAPcommunity, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
For more information about ACAPcommunity and ACAP-Hickory, including monthly programs:
- please visit www.ACAPcommunity.org,
- email us at fhall@ACAPcommunity.org or
- phone us at 877-599-ACAP (877-599-2227).
South Carolina Association of Residential Care Homes (SCARCH) Spring Conference
April 12-13, 2017 (Trade show will be held on April 13th)
Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc.’s
Thursday, March 23, 2017 | Central Baptist Church
1346 South Main Street | Crossville, TN 38555
Registration 7:30 am | Welcome 8:15 am | Lunch | Workshop Ends 4 pm
A Note to Sponsors
If you would like information on how to become a sponsor or vendor at any of the upcoming events posted on the Angel Tree caregiver education calendar, please send us an e-mail inquiry and we will forward you any information available regarding the specific event of interest.