The Alzheimer's Disease Research Center offers a variety of conferences, seminars and events for health care professionals, patients and family members.
- Meeting of the Minds Dementia Conference
- Mayo Clinic and Minnesota-North Dakota Alzheimer's Association
- March 14, 2015
- Saint Paul RiverCentre
- 175 West Kellogg Boulevard
- Saint Paul, MN 55102
- Online registration opens in early 2015. Details to come.
Care Partner (Caregiver) Supportive Meetings
Care Partner (Caregiver) Supportive Meetings are open to men and women who are caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal dementia or a related disease.
Department of Neurology Family Seminar Days
Comprehensive one-day educational seminars are offered for Mayo Clinic patients and their families recently affected by a diagnosis of Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal dementia, primary progressive aphasia, corticobasal degeneration, progressive supranuclear palsy, and posterior cortical atrophy. The Family Seminar Days program provides families with information about disease symptoms and treatment, managing ongoing care, medical considerations, medications, psychosocial impact of caregiving, and understanding resources. As space allows, non-Mayo Clinic patients, families, and care professionals also may register.
Healthy Action to Benefit Independence and Thinking (HABIT)
The Mayo Clinic Department of Psychology and Psychiatry offers Healthy Action to Benefit Independence and Thinking (HABIT), a 10-day brain and body wellness program for people with mild cognitive impairment. People with mild cognitive impairment and their program partner participate in structured programming around five areas of overall wellness: memory compensation training, brain fitness, group therapy, yoga, and wellness education.