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Alzheimer’s Foundation of America & Project Lifesaver International Regional Conference

October 11 @ 10:00 am 2:00 pm EDT

Rosen Plaza Hotel, 9700 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819

Almost every first responder and health care professional will be called upon to assist someone living with dementia at some point in their career—either in the community or in response to an emergency situation such as wandering.

This conference will teach first responders, public safety experts, and health care professionals about:

• Emergency response techniques to aid those with cognitive impairments who wander

• Providing support and alleviating distress when responding to an emergency involving a person with dementia

• Developing skills to effectively communicate

2 continuing education (CE) credits available for licensed social workers! The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America  #1898, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program.

Program Sponsor:

Our Speakers

Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr.

Jennifer Reeder, LCSW, SIFI

Karen Gilbert, DNP, MS, RN, CDP

Chief Gene Saunders

Program Agenda

9:00  a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Registration & Breakfast

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Welcome and AFA Overview

Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr.

President & Chief Executive Officer – Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

New York, NY

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Strategies to Manage Wandering Behaviors (click here to view session description)

Jennifer Reeder, LCSW, SIFI

Director of Education & Social Services – Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

New York, NY

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Break – Light Snack

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Recognizing & Understanding Dementia (click here to view session description)

Karen L. Gilbert, DNP, MS, RN, CDP

Vice President, Education and Quality Assurance – Alzheimer’s Community Care

West Palm Beach, FL

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Disaster Preparedness for the Alzheimer’s Community  

Chief Gene Saunders

President & Chief Executive Officer – Project Lifesaver International

Port St. Lucie, FL

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

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