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NEWS | October 29, 2013

UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center to hold Caregivers Workshop

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.)

As part of its 2013 community engagement series, the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center will hold a workshop for those caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. The Caregivers Workshop will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 8 a.m. to noon in the UC Davis MIND Institute auditorium, 2825 50th St., Sacramento.

The Caregivers Workshop will include presentations by national leaders in Alzheimer’s research and care, including Charles DeCarli, director of the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center; Ladson Hinton, director of the UC Davis Latino Aging Research Resource Center; and Glen Xiong, UC Davis professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and an expert in the management of complex behavioral issues related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

The workshop is sponsored by Sunrise Senior Living, Primrose Alzheimer’s Living, Norwood Pines Alzheimer’s Care Center, the Alzheimer’s Aid Society and Northstar Senior Living. The event is free and open to the public. For reservations, please call 916-734-5728.

The UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center is one of only 27 research centers designated by the National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Aging. The center's goal is to translate research advances into improved diagnosis and treatment for patients while focusing on the long-term goal of finding a way to prevent or cure Alzheimer's disease. Also funded by the state of California, the center allows researchers to study the effects of the disease on a uniquely diverse population. For more information, visit alzheimer.ucdavis.edu.