5th Registry for Remembrance Forum: Navigating the complex role of the caregiver

Woodruff Health Sciences Center | April 8, 2013

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Vince Dollard
404-727-3366
vdollar@emory.edu

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Registry for Remembrance Forum
"Navigating the Complex Role of the Caregiver"
April 30, 2013
9:00 a.m.
The Carter Center

The Emory University Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Emory Center for Health in Aging and the Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority will host the Registry for Remembrance free community forum, "Navigating the Complex Role of the Caregiver – What to Keep in Mind" on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Carter Center, 453 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA, 30307.

The semiannual Registry for Remembrance Forum brings together experts from all disciplines to educate attendees on many aspects of healthy aging, including memory loss, cognitive impairment, caregiving, nutrition and exercise.

"Navigating the Complex Role of the Caregiver – What to Keep in Mind" is designed to help family members, caregivers and health care professionals obtain information about community resources and unlock answers to the keys that reduce caregiver stress. After attending the forum, participants will be able to identify best practices that lessen the caregiving burden.

Attendees will hear from the top researchers, social workers and clinicians on prevention strategies and scientific advances related to conquering caregiver challenges. 

Participants will receive concrete action steps to:

  • Identify available caregiver resources to support and assist caregivers and care recipients    
  • Implement best practices that alleviate caregiver stress
  • Utilize new technologies that makes patients’ lives better

"Navigating the Complex Role of the Caregiver – What to Keep in Mind" brings together a variety of experts and stakeholders with a special interest in taking a holistic approach to healthy aging. 

This forum is free and open to the community; however, registration is required and can be accessed by visiting http://5thforum.eventbrite.com/.  Lunch will be provided. Seating is limited. Parking is free.