Friday, November 17
This free conference for family and professional caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia will be held at the Huntington Hilton in Melville on Friday, November 17, from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.
The keynote speaker is Robin McIntyre, a volunteer for the Alzheimer’s Association, who, along with her family, are the subject of a new book, The Inheritance, which tells the story of her family on the front lines of their battle against younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Alan Steinberg, MD, and Michael Starr, LMSW, from the Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease will be providing a breakout session for professional caregivers and provide CEU credits to licensed social workers.
For information about registering for CEUs, contact Michael Starr at (631) 954-2323. CEUs are provided by Stony Brook University School of Social Welfare. Breakfast and lunch will be served at the conference. Registration is required and space is limited. For more information, call the Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272-3900.