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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 • Roane Medical Center

8045 Roane Medical Center Drive Harriman, TN

Registration: 8:00am • Welcome: 8:30am • Ends at 12:30pm 

Practical Suggestions for Care-giving:  Cheryl Blanchard, LMSW

Cheryl Blanchard, LMSW, CPLC of Lifepoints Consulting is a licensed social worker, life coach and dementia care specialist. She speaks frequently on Alzheimer’s disease and is passionate about equipping caregivers to both care for their loved one and themselves. 

Dementia Overview: Dr. O.H. Oliveira, Ph.D.

 Dr. O.H. Oliveira, Ph.D, Clinical and Medical Psychologist will discuss the medical aspects of Alzheimer’s and related dementias. Dr. Oliveira served as the clinical director of Covenant Health Senior Services and authored the book “ Living With Old Age.”

Dementia and the Law: What You Need to Know : Elder Law of East Tennessee

Amelia Crotwell or an associate from Elder Law of East Tennessee will address important legal topics that are relevant to the Alzheimer’s caregiver.

Objective: The purpose of Alzheimer's Tennessee, Inc.'s Caregiver Training series is to educate professional and family caregivers on Alzheimer's disease and give useful information concerning dementia care. After completing the training, the participant should have:

  • A better understanding of the disease, its process and available treatments.
  • Practical tips for caring for the individual with dementia.
  • Legal issues as they relate to caring for someone with dementia.

Cost: The full-day training will include all handouts as well as lunch. Conference fees are $25 for family care partners and $45 for professional care partners. Professional fee includes 6 CEUs for administrators of residential homes for the aged as well as assisted living facility administrators. Social workers 4 CEU

Questions? Please contact Director of Programs Linda Johnson at or call 865.544.6288.

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