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Memory Conference: Understanding Dementia

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm


Westminster Presbyterian Church, 533 S. Walnut, Springfield, Illinois


On Thursday, October 4, in honor of the King’s Daughters Organization’s 125th Anniversary, Beth Nolan PhD, a national speaker, will present a free talk titled, "Understanding Dementia - A Positive Approach," designed for family, friends and hands-on care staff to improve skills to help Care Givers become Care Partners.  SIU Medicine's Center for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders and the Neuroscience Institute are partnering with King's Daughters Organization for this event.  Learn more at

Dr. Nolan works for Positive Approach™ to Care (PAC), Director of Certifications, a training and advocacy organization offering techniques used by professionals and families working or living with dementia or other brain changes. Dr. Nolan received her PhD in applied gerontology from the University of Kansas, holds master’s degrees in Human Development and Applied Behavior Analysis, and completed her post-doctoral training in geriatric psychiatry at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic in Pittsburgh. She is formerly an assistant professor of public health and the senior associate director for the Evaluation Institute at the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health. For 20 years, she worked with a variety of human services agencies to translate and implement evidence-based programs for behavioral health, criminal justice, medicine, and senior living. Dr. Nolan now serves as a lead mentor trainer and coach and directs research at PAC, working improve skills to move care givers to become care partners.

Register for this free presentation by calling Vono Medical Supplies at 217.744.0040.
(please specify which session-or both-when phoning)

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