Caregiver Education Conference
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 • 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Barton College, Hardy Alumni Hall, Wilson NC
Presented by Dementia Alliance of North Carolina,
the Upper Coastal Plain Area Agency on Aging &
Conference Information & Agenda
8:00 am - 9:00 am Check-in and
Visit Exhibitors for Resource Information
9:15 Dementia: Where are we headed
with research and care?
Melanie Bunn, RN, MS, GNP
Dementia Training Specialist, Dementia Alliance of North Carolina
Discuss the latest focus of dementia research and explore where we are headed with dementia care in this new decade.
10:30 Break and Visit Exhibitors
10:45 Safe Medication Administration for Those Living with Dementia
Donna W. Roberson, PhD, FNP-BC, CDP, CADDCTAssociate Professor and Executive Director, Program Evaluation, ECU College of Nursing, Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia Director, Carolina Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program
We will review strategies for safer use of medications (prescription and over-the-counter) for those living with dementia. Dr. Roberson will discuss possible pitfalls of over-the-counter medication use. Ways to talk to the health-care provider about medications will also be suggested.
11:45 Break and Visit Exhibitors
12:00 Family Caregiver Panel
Gary Fuquay, Tom McCann, and Rachel Strauss
Three family caregivers with different caregiving responsibilities will share their stories and answer questions from the audience.
1:00 Conference Wrap Up
This conference is dedicated to the memory of
Dr. Joe and Sarah Anne Poole Russell
and in honor of all family caregivers.
Join us to learn more about dementia, gain resource information from our exhibitors, and meet and network with other caregivers.
3.0 CEUs are offered for professional attendees. See the registration page for more details about these credits.
Barton College - Hardy Alumni Hall
200 Atlantic Christian College Dr W NE, Wilson, NC 27893
Free parking is available.