About

Informative workshops, talks, and presentations designed to educate, inform, and improve the experience for both family and professional caregivers. FREE to family caregivers and only $25.00 for professional caregivers!

The Caregivers Conference hosts approximately 500 caregivers for a day-long educational event that focuses on equipping caregivers to better care for themselves and their loved ones facing Alzheimer’s and dementia. The event features presentations, breakout sessions, free on-site respite and exhibitors with resources for participants. Tracks for both family and professional caregivers* available.

*Professional caregivers will receive a Certificate of Completion for attending conference.


For assistance with registration, please call (505) 266-4473

Schedule

Saturday, November 2nd
8:00 am - 11:45 am
Check-In
Foyer

8:00 am - 2:15 pm
Exhibitors
Foyer

Note: Exhibits are closed for lunch, 11:45am-12:45pm.

8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Respite Care
Eagle A & B

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Welcome & Keynote
Salon D

10:45 am - 11:30 am
AM Breakout Sessions
Salon A, B, C & Hummingbird

Professional Track: Tracy Ayers, Preferred Assisted Living + Melissa Spiers, Retreat Healthcare: “Dementia Training for Professionals: Part 1 “ Hummingbird A&B Family Track: Lori Millet, ABQ Elder Law, PC: Legal Issues, “Obtaining Guardianship & Power of Attorney” Salon A Family Track: Tina De La Luz + Denise Parras, Alzheimer’s Association, New Mexico Chapter, “Understanding Alzheimer's” Salon B Family Track: Jill Shannon + Matt Ayers, Preferred Assisted Living: “Choosing & Paying for Long Term Care” Salon C

11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Lunch
Salon D

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
PM Breakout Sessions
Salon A, B, C & Hummingbird

Professional Track: Tracy Ayers, Preferred Assisted Living + Melissa Spiers, Retreat Healthcare: “Dementia Training for Professionals: Part 2“ Hummingbird A&B Family Track: Lori Millet, ABQ Elder Law, PC: Legal Issues, “Obtaining Guardianship & Power of Attorney” Salon A Family Track: Edward Ackron, Acting Director Office of Indian Elder Affairs, NM Aging and Long-Term Services Department, “Alzheimer’s Disease in Indian Country” Salon B Family Track: Jill Shannon + Matt Ayers, Preferred Assisted Living: “Choosing & Paying for Long Term Care” Salon C

1:45 pm - 2:15 pm
Ice Cream Social
Foyer

2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Closing Session, Advocacy Update, Door Prizes & Closing Remarks
Salon D

Sponsors

Respite Care

Complimentary onsite respite care generously provided by: 


       


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