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Dementia conference set for April 14
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MONROE - The "Diagnosis, Drugs, and Depression: Little Discussed Dementia Issues" conference is planned from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, April 14.Harbor House Memory Care, along with Pleasant View Nursing Home, Angelus Retirement Community, Twining Valley 55+ Retirement Community and the Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin, will hosting an educational conference. The cost to attend is $45, with an additional $10 added if a certificate of 6.5 hours of Continuing Education is needed. All proceeds from the conference will go to the Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin.The conference is designed for physicians, nurses, social workers, professional caregivers, case managers, administrators and others in the health care field and will cover topics related to dementia not often discussed, such as challenges with differentiation of dementia diagnoses, drugs, mild cognitive impairment, depression, end-of-life issues and an inspiring update on all things new in the world of dementia.Topics and speakers are: n "Diagnosing the Diagnosis of Dementia": Lynette Gisel, Clinical Coordinator, OSF IL Neurosciences Institute, has more than 20 years of experience in nursing.