Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Workshops! Hoarding, Early Onset Dementia, Adverse Drug Reactions

I've just received the following notice from National Initiative for Care of the Elderly (NICE) and thought I'd post it here. They certainly hold some timely, interesting workshops. The following notice includes a link that you can use to register.

Hoarding & Older Adults/Adverse Drug Reactions/Early Onset Dementia-Interactive Workshops-AND MORE at the 2012 NICE Knowledge Exchange

REGISTER NOW for this year's conference - May 24th, Hart House, University of Toronto.

The 2012 program features an exceptional lineup of experts who will be addressing issues of great interest to everyone in the field of aging - including:

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

Dr. Marion McMurdo - Physical Activity in Later Years:
an Exercise in Common Sense

INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS:

Adverse Drug Reactions & Older Adults with Dr. Patricia Keys

Early-Onset Dementia - the Experience of Family Caregivers with Adriana Shnall

End of Life Care - Strategies for Optimizing Family & Team Communications with Susan Blacker
Hoarding & Older Adults - What You Need to Know with Dr. Peggy Richter
PLUS - EXTENDED THEME TEAM PRESENTATIONS:

Caregiving - Frontotemporal Dementia with Dr. Carmela Tartaglia
Dementia Care - Facing the Challenges of FTD with Dr. Margaret Crossley
Economic Security & Financial Literacy - An Aging Population & Age of Retirement with Dr. Byron Spencer
Elder Abuse - New Legislative Protection with Douglas Melville
Elder Law - The New Framework with Lauren Bates
End of Life Issues with Dr. Lesia Wynnychuk & Tracey DasGupta
Ethnicity and Aging with Brad Wright & Elizabeth Lee
Mental Health - Older Adults & Addiction with Elizabeth Birchall

STUDENT POSTER COMPETITION:

  • Students - submit your abstracts by May 11th, 2012 for a chance to win a $200 prize
  • Professors & Instructors - encourage your students to submit
Special Rates for Students and Older Adults 65+

Registration includes breakfast, lunch and Scientific Director's Reception.
Space is limited so register now at
http://www.niceke.ca/

Registration closes May 11th, 2012

If you have any questions, contact us at
anke@nicenet.ca

See you all on May 24th!


1 comment:

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