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November 30, 2018 | All Day
Category: Conference
Location: Watermark Country Club
5500 Cascade Rd., SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Cost: Varies
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Faculty

A conference bringing together healthcare professionals and family caregivers
FLYER

Respected neurologist Dr. Daniel C. Potts champions life-affirming care for those living with dementia. He is the co-author of A Pocket Guide for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver and is listed as one of Maria Shriver’s Architects of Change. On staff at Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center, Potts is also the founder and president of Cognitive Dynamics Foundation and the Medical Director for Dementia Dynamics. Through these two institutions, Potts channels inspiration and hope gained through caring for his father, Lester, who became an acclaimed watercolor artist in the throes of Alzheimer’s disease. Potts has told his father’s story of triumph, hope and creativity internationally.

TOPICS:

Bringing Art to Life: A Man, A Gift, A Mission

Modifying Behaviors without Drugs

Family Dynamics

Montessori Approach: Bringing Purpose to Life

Connecting with the Person Inside the Disease

Take a Break Before You Break

COST:

$80 Professional Registration

$70 Early Bird Rate ends Friday, Nov. 9 at 5 p.m.

$35 Family Caregivers & Students

Lunch and continental breakfast included!


For more information about this event, please contact Joy Spahn at 616-301-3233 or jspahn@alz.org.