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Calendar of Statewide CADRD Education Programs

 

CADRD Educational Mission

The SIU School of Medicine Center for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield is designated by the State of Illinois to serve 93 downstate Illinois counties.

One of the missions of the Center is to provide support and education to healthcare and caregiving professionals as well as patients and family members of those with dementia. Together with our Memory and Aging Network providers SIU CADRD sponsors over 400 educational presentations, training workshops and conferences on the scientific and caregiving aspects of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders each year.

To be added to our educational event mailing list contact us at:

cadrdevents@siumed.edu
217.545.7181

CALENDAR

May 2014

7th Annual Scientific Conference on Healthy Brain Aging: Alzheimer's Disease Risk and Protective Factors

Sponsor: SIU CADRD
Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Target Audience: Clinicians, researchers, and other professionals in health care, wellness, aging, and interested others.
Location: James T. Dove, MD Conference Center
Prairie Heart Institute at St. John's Hospital
619 E. Mason Street
Springfield, IL
CE: Continuing education credit is available for physicians
(AMA PRA Category 1 credits™), nurses, social workers, counselors, psychologists and nursing home administrators
Contact: cadrdevents@siumed.edu
217.545.7193
Links: Conference Brochure, Exhibitors Display Packet
Online Registration: www.siumed.edu/cme


Healthy Brain Aging: A Community Education Program

Content: Learn what we all need to know about reducing risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
Date: Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Times: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Location: James T. Dove, MD Conference Center
Prairie Heart Institute at St. John's Hospital
619 E. Mason Street
Springfield, IL
Contact: cadrdevents@siumed.edu
217.545.7181
Flyer: Community Program Flyer
Registration: Call 217.545.7181 or email your name, address & phone number to cadrdevents@siumed.edu

November 2014

Memory Loss Conference
Two-Day Conference

November 21, 2014, Friday

For professionals in the fields of healthcare, aging and caregiving.

Co-sponsors: SIU CADRD, Alzheimer's Association-Greater Illinois Chapter, Illinois Department on Aging, St. John's Hospital.
Date: Friday, November 21, 2014. A Full Day Conference.
Target Audience: Health care, aging and caregiving professionals and interested others
Location: Crowne Plaza, Springfield, IL. Click here for directions.
CE: Continuing education credit available for a variety of professions

November 22, 2014, Saturday

For general public, family & friends, caregivers, and persons with early-stage memory loss.

Co-sponsors: SIU CADRD, Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, Illinois Department on Aging, St. John's Hospital
Date: Saturday, November 22, 2014. A Full Day Conference.
Target Audience: Family members, care partners, persons with early-stage memory loss, and interested others.
Location: Crowne Plaza, Springfield, IL. Click here for directions.

Registration brochure posted by early September.


Past Events

November 2013

Memory Loss Conference
Two-Day Conference

November 22, 2013, Friday

For professionals in the fields of healthcare, aging and caregiving.

Date: Friday, November 22, 2013. A Full Day Conference.
Location: Springfield, IL

November 23, 2013, Saturday

For general public, family & friends, caregivers, and persons with early-stage memory loss.

Date: Saturday, November 23, 2013. A Full Day Conference.
Location: Springfield, IL

Click here for more information including flyers and handouts for both days.

June 2013

Alzheimer's Research Forum

Content: An overview of the current state of Alzheimer’s research, from biomedical research to psychosocial approaches to care.
Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Location: Decatur, IL
Links:

Flyer




Memory University: “When It’s Not Just Memory”

Content: Learn more about Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other neurodegenerative diseases from renown clinicians and researchers.
Date: Thursday afternoons in June:
June 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th
Location: Springfield, IL
Links: Flyer


MAY 2013

Healthy Brain Aging: A Community Education Program

Content: Learn what we all need to know about reducing risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Location: Springfield, IL
Handouts: Click here for handouts
Flyer: Community Program Flyer

6th Annual Scientific Conference on Healthy Brain Aging: Alzheimer's Disease Risk and Protective Factors

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Location: Springfield, IL
Registration: Registration Flyer

NOVEMBER 2012

Memory Loss Conference
Two-Day Conference

November 16, 2012, Friday
For professionals in the fields of healthcare, aging and caregiving.

Date:

 

Friday, November 16, 2012

Location:

 

Springfield, IL

Handouts:

Click here for handouts

November 17, 2012, Saturday
For persons with early-stage memory problems, friends & family, general public.

Date:

 

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Location:

 

Springfield, IL

Flyer (for both days)


MAY 2012

May 22, 2012

5th Annual Conference on Healthy Brain Aging: Alzheimer's Disease Risk and Protective Factors and Early Interventions

Content:   Practical, evidence-based information from leading researchers regarding lifestyle risk and protective factors and strategies for early intervention.

Date:

 

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Location:
  Springfield, IL

Click here for Conference Program Handouts

 

May 30, 2012

Healthy Brain Aging: A Community Education Program

Content:   Learn what we all need to know about decreasing risk for Alzheimer's disease, including information presented at SIU's annual scientific conference on AD risk (May 22, 2012).

Date:

 

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Location:
  Springfield, IL

Click here for handout



NOVEMBER 2011


Memory Loss Conference: 16 years of synchronizing science and support
Two-Day Conference


November 7, 2011
For persons with memory problems, family caregivers, general public.

Date:

 

Monday, November 7, 2011

Location:

 

Springfield, IL

Handouts:
  Click here for Program, which includes session handouts.

November 8, 2011
For professionals in the field of healthcare, aging and caregiving.

Date:

 

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Location:

 

Springfield, IL

Click here for Session Handouts

Click here for Registration Brochure

SEPTEMBER 2011

Research in Aging and Cognitive Connections

Date:

 

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Location:

 

Springfield, IL

Contact:

 

Click here for more information/agenda

 

JUNE 2011

Healthy Brain Aging:  A community education program on reducing risk for Alzheimer’s disease


Date:

 

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Location:

 

Springfield, IL

For information on healthy brain aging:
"Staying Sharp" booklet from the Dana Alliance on the Brain 
http://www.dana.org/danaalliances/programs/stayingsharp/

"Can Alzheimer's Disease Be Prevented?" booklet from the National Institute on Aging
http://www.nia.nih.gov/Alzheimers/Publications/ADPrevented/

 

MAY 2011

Alzheimer’s Disease: Risk & Protection Factors and Early Interventions
4rd Annual conference offering practical, evidence-based information regarding lifestyle risk and protective factors and strategies for early interventions.


Date:

 

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Location:

 

Springfield, IL

Link to Ron Zec Handout

Link to Dennis McManus Handout

Link to Jim Christison Handout

Link to Laura Baker Handout

Link to Meryl Butters Handout

Link to Tatiana Foroud Handout

 

APRIL 2011

Parkinson Disease Awareness (held annually)
Presentations on Parkinson Disease for the general public.


Date:

 

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Location:

 

Springfield, IL

Click here for Registration Flyer - Adobe pdf file

 

NOVEMBER  2010

Memory Loss Conference: 15 years of synchronizing science and support
Two-Day Conference

Day One: November 15, 2010
For persons with memory problems, family caregivers, general public.

Link to Handouts

Date:
 
Monday, November 15, 2010
Location:
 

Springfield, IL

Day Two: November 16, 2010 - Professional Conference
For professionals in the field of healthcare, aging and caregiving.

Link to Handouts

Date:
 
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Location:
 

Springfield, IL

Click here for Registration Brochure

 

MAY  2010

Alzheimer’s Disease:  Risk & Protection Factors and Early Interventions

3rd Annual conference offering practical, evidence-based information regarding lifestyle risk and protective factors and strategies for early interventions.

Date:
 
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Location:
 

Springfield, IL

Click here for Alzheimer’s Disease Risk, Protection & Intervention Registration Brochure

 

 

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