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 Dinner, Education Sessions, & Annual General Meeting
Monday, September 18th, 2017

Saint Mary’s University Loyola Conference Centre
Parking 4 pm and later in SMU parking lot and/or on surrounding street(s)

4:15 – 5:00 pm        Registration & Exhibits
5:00 pm                 Welcome

5:15 – 6:00 pm        Addiction in Older People – Brent Laybolt
This presentation will provide information on the use of addictive substances in the elderly, diversion dynamics, long-term, chronic effects on the using person’s (and recovered) brains, and dynamics of care for the aging addiction population.

6:00 – 6:30 pm        Exhibits
6:30 pm                  Dinner         

6:45 -- 7:30 pm       Music Therapy – Paige Morrissey
We will learn more about how we can incorporate music into every day practice and the benefits for our clients/residents.

7:30 – 8:15 pm        Palliative Care & Dementia – Raylene MacDonald
Often dementia is not framed as a terminal illness requiring palliative care and there is confusion between palliative versus end of life care. As well, substitute decision makers may have insufficient information. The aim is to identify the need for a palliative approach to dementia care so we can aid families in establishing goals of care and advanced care planning.

8:15 – 8:30 pm        Break
8:30 – 9:30 pm        Annual General Meeting (all are welcome)
9:30 pm                 Door Prizes


Don’t Miss Out -
Register before Sept 8th, 2017
For further information please contact
Esther Stamm (Esther.Stamm@nshealth.ca) or
Jennifer Hayes at 902-742-2158 (Jennifer.Hayes@nshealth.ca)