ALZHEIMER’S – “LIGHTING THE WAY” @ Special Olympics New Jersey
May 4 @ 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Three Street Lights and a Walkway

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Special Olympics New Jersey
1 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Way
Lawrenceville, NJ
10:00am – 3:30pm
(Registration/Coffee Service: 8:30am – 10:00am)

FEE: $75 (After April 15 – $100)
STUDENT FEE: $45 (After April 15 – $50)

Registration Extended thru May 1, 2016
Late Fee Waived

AM Coffee Service and Lunch Included in Fee
.4 CEU/4.0 PDU Pending


  • Sharon McKenzie, MS/PhD/MS/CTRS/CDP/CADDCT, Assistant Professor, Kean University
  • Amy Matthews, BA, Dementia Coach, Consultant, Engaging Alzheimer’s

This workshop will provide education and training techniques for healthcare professionals as well as families caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia disorders.

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the various types of dementias including Alzheimer’s disease
  • Describe the etiology, symptoms and stages of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Describe common behaviors associated with dementia of the Alzheimer’s type
  • Understand how Alzheimer’s and related dementias change the brain and affect communication and behavior
  • Identify three ways to interpret behaviors as communication
  • Discuss three ways to adapt the environment so that it gives the person back control

For more information, contact Michele Collins at 973-979-1841

Printable PDF Registration Form – “Alzheimers – Lighting The Way”

ONLINE REGISTRATION (click on link below)

New Jersey Commission on Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities Event

Wednesday May 4, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT

Special Olympics New Jersey

Registration is limited — Please register early

To withdraw registration for refund, written notice is required prior to April 15, 2016.

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