The 2nd Annual National Hispanic Alzheimer's Conference will be held on November 18th and 19th, 2016 in New York City at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.
The Conference will convene a diverse group of organizations from both the public and private sectors, health and social service professionals, researchers, public officials, and Alzheimer’s impacted families. The Conference objectives are:
- To review the impact, opportunities and challenges on the Hispanic family and community.
- To increase awareness, knowledge, and caregiving skills among Hispanic families and larger community.
- To strengthen the understanding and collaboration among health professionals and social service professionals in assisting Hispanic patients and their caregivers.
- To promote support and advocacy for national and state level Alzheimer's related policy and funding support initiatives.