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Alzheimer Disease Conference - Ottawa

Nadia Diakun-Thibault ab341 at FreeNet.Carleton.CA
Fri Jun 17 06:57:24 EST 1994

      Alzheimer Society of Ottawa-Carleton and the SCO Health Service
                       present a one-day conference:

                             ALZHEIMER DISEASE:
         Essential partnerships in helping patients and family cope

          Thursday, SEPTEMBER 29, 1994 ---  8:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
    Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre, 43 Bruyere Street, Ottawa, Ontario

         Who should attend:     Families and Professional Caregivrs
          who care for those with Alzheimer Disease, either in the
                      community or in care facilities.

Conference Fee (includes lunch and coffee breaks)
 *   Regular Registration................ $90.00
 **  Early bird registration............. $80.00
       (received prior to August 2, 1994)
 *** Family members who are also......... $50.00
       Alzheimer Society Members

Keynote Speakers:

"Meeting the Challenge"
Len Fabiano, RN, BA. is author of several books, including
"Mother I'm Doing the Best I Can" and "The Tactics of
Supportive Therapy: A Cpmprehensive Intervention Program for
Effective Caring of the Alzheimer Victim"

"Alzheimer Disease - A Ray of Hope"
Update on Research and Treatment
Dr. Jonathan Willmer, MD, FRCP(C) (Neurology)
Dr. Willmer is the Director of the Memory Disorder Clinic,
Elisabeth Bruyere Health Centre

Concurrent Sessions:

1. "Doing Things on Purpose: Meaningful Activity Programming"
     Jitka Zgola, Coordinator, Psychogeriatric Community
     Services and author of "Doing Things"

2. "Managing Difficult Behaviour"
     Jean Benton, RN, B.Sc., Saint Vincent Hospital, will
     focus on an "enabling framework" for assessing behavious
     and planning care.

3. "La maladie d'Alzheimer" (en francais)
     Louise Cleroux, Unite d'Alzheimer et maladies reliees
     Monique Thibault, programme Jour de sortie des
       Infirmieres de l'ordre de Victoria
     Mathe Charron, IA, B.Sc. (Villa Maguerite)

     Les differentes approches et suggestions practiques en
     milieux familial, communautaire et institutionelle.

4. "Making Life Easier"
     Melanie Macdonald, RN, MEd, MBA St. Vincent Hospital

     Practical strategies for caregivers to enhance the
     coping abilities of those with Alzheimer Disease.

5. "Living with and Learning from Loss: A Family Panel"
     Moderator: Patricia Van Loan, MScEd, MSW (Saint Vincent

     A son, daughter and spouse will discuss their personal
     experiences as caregivers and how they have coped with
     losses. The panel will offer practical suggestions as to
     how professionals can best help family caregivers.

For Further Information Contact:
Patricia Van Loan    Tel. (613) 233-4041, ext. 2109
                     FAX  (613) 782-2785
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"1994 Alzheimer Duel" to benefit the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa-Carleton
will be held on Friday, August 5, 1994 at the Hammond Golf Club. Join us!


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