Age My Way: Educating and Empowering Caregivers and the Community around Dementia
The conference will include workshops, presentations, and a panel of speakers all focused on topics related to brain health, dementia, and caregiving.
We are offering FREE respite care during the conference! To register your loved one for respite care, please include a free respite ticket in your purchase. There is limited space for respite care, and we are offering it on a first-come first-served basis.
Mayor Pro Tempore Mark-Anthony Middleton will be our opening speaker, welcoming guests and introducing the Age My Way Conference.
Our panel discussion will be moderated by Nicole Clagett, Director of Community Development & Caregiver Support at Duke HomeCare & Hospic and contributor to ABC 11.
Willetha Barnette, BA: Co-Founder and CEO, Institute for Family Caregiving
Henry Edmonds, MEd.: Program Coordinator, Duke-UNC, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
Eleanor McConnell, PhD, RN: Associate Professor, Duke University School of Nursing
Milta Oyola Little, DO, CMD: Associate Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Duke University
Noah Penny, BS: Health Promotions & Dementia Coordinator, Durham Center for Senior Life
Guy G. Potter, PhD: Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Duke University
We are offering two tracks: Caregiver Track and Community Track:
Brain Health & Dementia
Medications & Dementia
Brain Health Registry
This project is supported, in part by grant #90ADPI0041-01-01, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.
The Durham Center for Senior Life, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is designated by the State of North Carolina as a Center of Excellence.