Unlocking Dementia Symposium: Conversations, Connections and Care


The 8th Annual Dementia Conference, sponsored by Azura Memory Care, Hospice Alliance, and Dimensions Home Healthcare.

The 8th Annual Dementia Conference is just around the corner! Join us on May 10th at the Bristol Oaks Golf Course for this amazing event, designed for professionals and individuals caring for those with Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias. Sponsored by Azura Memory Care, Hospice Alliance and Dimensions Home Healthcare, this event offers 6 CEUs for Nurses, Social Workers and Nursing Home Administrators, provided by Elderwerks

This event will host a variety of phenomenal speakers who will be discussing topics related to the care of the patient with dementia, the dementia focused workplace and research in the field of Alzheimer’s Disease:

Elizabeth Ruthmansdorfer
…is a 2003 graduate of Marquette University Law School, is a shareholder at Moertl, Wilkins & Campbell S.C. Elizabeth concentrates her practice in the areas of lifetime and estate planning, which includes Wills, trusts, including special needs trusts, powers of attorney, probate and trust administration, and tax planning and preparation. In addition, she practices guardianship law.

Justin Prince
…is an associate with Moertl, Wilkins, and Campbell, SC. His areas of practice include lifetime and estate planning, probate and trust administration, elder law, tax planning and preparation, transactional real estate, and small business matters. He earned his B.A. cum laude from George Washington University in May, 2012 and received his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law in May, 2016.

Jo Ann Brown, LCSW
…holds a master’s degree in psychology from Emporia (KS) State University and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Texas at Arlington. She is currently a social worker for Hospice Alliance, providing psycho-social services and support to patients and families experiencing issues related to end-of-life care. She serves patients in homes, assisted living facilities and skilled nursing facilities.

Rachel Selking
…holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. The first 8 years of her career were spent as a Nursing Home Social Worker. She has worked as a Regional Ombudsman for the State of Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long Term Care in the Southeast Region for 16 years. This past year she became the agency’s Lead Ombudsman and provides technical assistance to the agency as well as education to long term care consumers and groups.

Dr. Alexis Eastman
…is an Assistant Professor in the UW Division of Geriatrics. She underwent all of her training at the University of Wisconsin. Currently, she practices in a mainly primary care Geriatrics setting, with an additional consultative comprehensive geriatrics evaluation clinic and a rural outreach memory disorders clinic. Her area of research interest is in resident and fellow education, and she works on developing new directions in education and curriculum development.

Spots are filling up fast! Make sure to register here before April 28th. All proceeds from the conference will go toward supporting the efforts of the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and the Alzheimer’s Association.

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