The Age of Change Conference

Saturday, September 7, 2013 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

The Age of Change Conference

Location: Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel: 6101 West Century Boulevard · Los Angeles, CA 90045
Description: One Day Conference on Aging and Down Syndrome

Register today for the September 7, Age of Change conference!

This one-day conference will be held in Los Angeles at a hotel adjacent to Los Angeles Airport (LAX). Registration for the one-day event will cost $40 per person attending. The $40 registration fee covers the cost of the conference and catered lunch. Each attendee will be responsible for the cost of valet parking ($15 per car) so we encourage you to ride share with others. The Age of Change full-day seminar has space for 300 registrants so please reserve your place today!

Down Syndrome – Aging:
What it is, What it Means, and What Our Nation Must Do

7:30 – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast/Registration

8:30 – 9:15 AM Living Longer, Living Healthier: Successful Strategies and Stumbling Blocks for Adults with Down Syndrome: Dr. Brian Chicoine

9:15 - 10:00 AM Tips on Identifying Alzheimer's Disease in People with Down Syndrome:
Dr. Linda D. Nelson Professor, Emerita, UCLA

10:00 – 10:30 AM Break

10:30 – 11:15 AM Promoting Mental Wellness in Older Adults with Down Syndrome:
Dr. Dennis McGuire

11:15 – 12:00 PM Down Syndrome Research 101: Basic Science Research Landscape at the Global, National and Local Levels: Dr. William Mobley

12:00 – 12:30 PM Lunch Break

12:30 – 1:30 PM Lunch Panel: National Response to Aging & Down Syndrome
• Dr. Dennis McGuire and/or Dr. Brian Chicoine
• Sara Weir, MS, Vice President of Advocacy & Affiliate Relations, NDSS
• Vanessa Quick, Director of Educational Programming, NDSS
• William C. Mobley, MD, Executive Director of the Down Syndrome Center for Research and Treatment; Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosciences, UC San Diego

1:30 – 2:15 PM A Caregiver’s Guide to Alzheimer’s disease: Mary Hogan

2:15 - 2:30 PM Break

2:30 – 3:00 PM Part I: Clinical Experience with Over 400 Adults with Down Syndrome Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Dementia: Health and Behavioral Health Issues: Dr. Dennis McGuire

3:00 – 3:15 PM Break

3:15 – 3:45 PM Part II: Clinical Experience with Over 400 Adults with Down Syndrome Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Dementia: Health and Behavioral Health Issues
Dr. Brian Chicoine

3:45 – 4:00 PM Self-Advocate - Presentation

4:00 – 4:15 PM NDSS and DSALA final words

*schedule subject to change

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