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Alzheimer’s Tennessee invites you and your loved ones to participate in our annual spring workshop designed to help caregivers better understand Alzheimer’s and related dementias, as well as common behaviors, caregiving strategies and legal issues.

“Caring & Coping”  Caregiver Workshop

for families and professionals

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Laurel Church of Christ

3457 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919

Registration 8 am | Welcome 8:30 am

Lunch Included | Workshop ends 3:30 pm

Register HERE Today!

The Alzheimer’s Tennessee’s Caregiver Workshop aims to provide the following:

  • A better understanding of Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias and available treatments.
  • Practical tips for caring for the individual with dementia.

Presenter: Melanie Bunn is a dynamic lecturer and skillful clinician in the areas of gerontological nursing and dementia. Each year, Melanie gives more than 100 presentations to health professional groups, educators, the community, law enforcement, and families. She has been a volunteer as an Alzheimer’s support group facilitator for over 20 years.

Melanie holds a B.S.N. from UNC – Chapel Hill, an M.S. in Family Health Nursing from Clemson University, as well as a Post-Master’s Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Certificate from Duke University. She is founder of Bunn Consulting and is a Dementia Training Specialist for Alzheimer’s North Carolina.

Registration: The full-day training will include all handouts as well as a snack and lunch.

Advanced registration is required and seating is limited.

Conference fees:

  • $20 for family care partners
  • $40 for professional care partners (professional fee includes 6 CEUs for administrators of residential homes for the aged as well as assisted living facilities).

Register Online today! Click HERE

Download Form to Complete and Return HERE

QUESTIONS? For more information, please contact Linda Johnson, Director of Programs 865.544.6288 x227 or Toll-Free at 888.326.9888.


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