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Alzheimer’s Prevention

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Prevention
What We Know and What We Don’t

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Home Instead Senior Care • 66 Wendell Avenue • Pittsfield, MA

Speaker


Cindy Geyer, MD
Medical Director
Canyon Ranch – Lenox, MA

Dr. Geyer is the medical director at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA where she has practiced for 21 years. She is board certified in internal medicine, integrative medicine, and lifestyle medicine. Dr. Geyer is a core faculty member at The Center for Mind-Body Medicine’s “Food as Medicine” conference, has served on the Board of Directors for the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and is the case series editor for the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Geyer received her doctor of medicine degree, with honors, from the Ohio State University.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the relationship between dementia, elevated amyloid plaque, and inflammation.
  • Analyze what is known and what is not known about Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
  • Identify the correlation between healthy lifestyles, vascular health, and risk for dementia.

Agenda

Registration/Refreshments
6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Program
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Registration

Caregivers and General Public
FREE
(pre-registration is required)

Nurses
Nursing Home Administrators
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
$45 (includes certificate of attendance)

Nursing

Program meets the requirements for nursing contact hours as specified by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing – 244 CMR 5.04.

Nursing Home Administrators

Berkshire AHEC is recognized as an approved provider by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Nursing Home Administrators to offer continuing education credits for nursing home administrators. Provider NH-09015-002.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists

This activity has been certified by NEAFAST on behalf of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health & Human Services Professions, for LMFT professional continuing education. Certification #PC- 040383.

Successful Completion Requirements for Continuing Education Credits

Participants must sign-in and out, attend the entire program, and complete a program evaluation to receive continuing education credits. Certificates will be distributed to participants at the end of the program.

Special Requests

If you are hearing impaired, or are a person who is differently abled who requires accommodations, please contact Berkshire AHEC 15 days prior to the training.

Refunds

A refund minus a $15 processing charge is only available up until two weeks prior to a conference.

Cancellation

Berkshire AHEC reserves the right to cancel a program due to low registration, speaker cancellation, or other uncontrollable circumstances. Notice of cancellation will be provided to registrants by phone, email, and on the berkshireahec.org website. Refunds will be issued within 14 days of a canceled program.

Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of Berkshire AHEC to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its individually and jointly sponsored programs. All planners and faculty participating in Berkshire AHEC programs are expected to disclose any conflicts of interest that they or their spouse/partner may have that has a direct bearing on the content of the continuing education program.

Grievance Procedure

It is the policy of Berkshire AHEC to provide a complaint resolution procedure that is timely and responsive to consumers of our services. Individuals wishing to register a grievance should contact the Center Director of Berkshire AHEC at 413-842-5160.

This program is funded in whole or in part by a grant from Elder Services of Berkshire County, Inc. and the Executive Office of Elder Affairs.

This project described was supported by HRSA Grant No. U77HP03016 from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the US Dept. of Health and Human Services. This information should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the US Government.

Details

Date:
September 18
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Home Instead Senior Care
66 Wendell Avenue
Pittsfield, MA United States
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