Join the Alzheimer’s Association Louisiana Chapter for a free Caregiver’s Conference on Research, Compassion, Hope

Published 7:30 am Sunday, October 31, 2021

Today, more than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s, and more than 11 million family and friends provide unpaid care to people living with Alzheimer’s & other dementia. On November 16, 17, 18, the Alzheimer’s Association Louisiana Chapter will host a Caregiver’s Conference on research, compassion, and hope, in celebration of caregiver’s everywhere.

The virtual conference, free to anyone who attends, will showcase experts in the aging field from across the state of Louisiana. Attendees will hear the latest in the field on Resiliency, Modifiable dementia risk factors, meaningful activities, benefits of palliative care, and new advances in Alzheimer’s treatment. The conference will feature speakers from top universities, the health care field, and local dementia experts and researchers from across Louisiana.

In addition to providing caregivers with the latest information on research and treatments, the Association is also providing free continuing education opportunities for nurses, advance practicing nurses, social workers, and nursing home administrators.

The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver’s Conference is a virtual experience and free to attend. Registration is required. You can register online by following this link: https://bit.ly/2X3Enq3 or by calling the 24/7 Helpline to register: 1-800-272-3900.

Whether you provide daily caregiving, participate in decision making, or simply care about a person with the disease — we have resources to help.

Caregivers and all those impacted by dementia can call our free 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900 to speak confidentially with master’s-level care consultants for decision-making support, crisis assistance & education on issues families face every day. ALZConnected, our free online community for caregivers and all those impacted by dementia, can connect individuals with others who understand. Join today at ALZConnected.org.