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Enhancing the lives of everyone touched by Alzheimer’s and related dementias

October 16, 2017

Press Release: Montreal, Wednesday, October 16, 2017 AGI’s Lassner Institute presents the November Dementia Education Conference for Care Providers: Responsive Behaviours to Challenging Situations

On Tuesday, November 7th from 9am to 3:30 pm - Alzheimer Groupe (AGI) hosts their annual dementia education conference, an event designed to provide meaningful learning opportunities about dementia along with practical day-to-day caregiving solutions for family and professional caregivers, as well as the general public.

AGI’s November Education Conference features guest speaker: Nancy Hodgson, PhD, RN, FAAN Dr Hodgson is the Anthony Buividas Term Chair in Gerontology, Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Hodgson is internationally recognized in the area of dementia care for older adults. She has over 25 years of experience in geriatric nursing education and aging research, and a long commitment to designing and testing intervention strategies to improve quality of life for persons living with dementia and their caregivers.

Her specific areas of research include dementia caregiving; symptom management; the translation and implementation of evidence into nursing practice; and the training of health care professionals.

The conference will take place at Hotel Ruby Foo’s, 7655 Decarie Blvd, Montreal.

Registration is $20/ $10 for Students.

The Morning Session takes place from 9am to noon, with a break for lunch on your own followed by an Afternoon Session from 1:30pm to 3:30pm

AGI’s November Education Conference can be used towards LPN licencing hours.

Alzheimer Groupe (AGI) is a not-for-profit organisation in Montreal dedicated to enhancing the lives of all living with dementia. AGI offers a comphrensive range of services for individuals with a diagnosis and their family caregivers, including: individual and family counselling, support services, activity programs, training courses, lectures and conferences, all of which are designed to support everyone touched by the disease and help them to maintain a positive outlook and a good quality of life.

To register for the Alzheimer Awareness Conference, or for more information about AGI’s conferences and lectures or a complete list of AGI’s support services, please call 514-485-7233 or email info@agiteam.org. -