Alzheimers and Dementia: The State we're in

  • Pennington Biomedical Research Center 6400 Perkins Road Baton Rouge, LA, 70808 United States


An Update on Alzheimer’s & Other Forms of Dementia: The State We Are In An informational event presented as a public service by the Environment & Health Councilof Louisiana, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization


8:00 Registration & Coffee
Exhibition Hall  
8:30 Welcome & Opening Remarks
Layna Rush, President EHCL Dr. Phillip Brantley, Pennington Biomedical Center
8:45 Understanding Dementia Dr. Katie Cherry, Louisiana State University  
9:15 Caregiver Challenges panel
Dr. Territo, QDCP, Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area Mary Ann Olivier, Caregiver John McManus, Caregiver
10:15 BREAK Exhibition Hall  
10:35 Elder Law IssuesLinda Melancon, Legacy Center of Louisiana, LLC
11:20 LUNCHFit NOLA Healthy Meals presentation  
11:45 Lunch SpeakerTBD  
12:15 Keynote Address:  Update on Detection & Treatment Options
Dr. Patrick Gahan, Pennington Biomedical Center
1:00 Lifestyle Choices & Resources panel  
Dr. Owen Carmichael, Pennington Biomedical Center Barbara Auten, CFRE, CAP, Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area Dr. Jan Hondzinski, Louisiana State University Frances White, PACE Baton Rouge