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Conference Addresses Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 14, 2010) -- The Alzheimer’s Disease Assistance Center will host the Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Thursday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Angell College Center, SUNY Plattsburgh.

The conference, in its 16th year, is intended for medical professionals, health care professionals, paraprofessionals, caregivers and students. Topics include early on-set Alzheimer’s disease; Alzheimer’s Disease 2010: Compassionate Multimodal Evaluation and Treatment of Alzheimer’s and Dementia; Aging Veterans Re-living Trauma; and Senior Fitness: An Introduction to Basic Strengthening Exercises. A panel presentation will address “Geriatric Mental Health Across the Continuum of Care.”

The cost for the conference is $50 for professionals; $40 for three or more from the same organization attending; $40 for caregivers and students. To register, call Kate Chilton, College Auxiliary Services, 518-564-3054. For more information on the conference, call Kenna LaPorte, 518-564-3370.

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