Early Memory Loss Forum 2017-10-24T14:38:53+00:00

Early Memory Loss Forum

A one day, interactive symposium created by and for people with early stage Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. The conference provides support, education and networking for the special needs of those with early stage dementias.

Planned by and for those with early memory loss, this one day event provides the opportunity to learn from experts in the fields of research, support, and self-care as well as others living with early memory loss.

Who should attend?

  • Those with early memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, early stage dementia, and their care partners & family members
  • Those living independently with early memory loss
  • Others interested in memory loss

2016 Early Memory Loss Forum

The 2016 Early Memory Loss Forum was held on Sunday, April 10, at the Skirball Cultural Center. Details of the event are below:


Special Guests

Kim Campbell | Keynote
Wife of legendary Glen Campbell
& co-founder of the
“I’ll Be Me” Alzheimer’s Fund

Mayde Gomez | Master of Ceremony
KABC7 Reporter

Helena Chui, MD | Medical Presenter
Chair, Department of Neurology
USC Keck School of Medicine


8:00-8:45      Check-in and Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:10      Welcome/Opening Remarks
9:10-9:35       Keynote Address
9:40-10:15     New Research Developments
10:15-10:45    Question & Answer Session
10:45-11:00    Break
11:00-12:00    Insights & Inspirations
12:00-1:00     Lunch
1:15-2:15        First Workshop Session
2:30-3:30       Second Workshop Session
3:30                Adjourn


The Latest Research Developments
Learn what’s new in the search for better treatment and cure, what clinical trials are, how to enroll, and what trials are currently taking place.

Brain Yoga and Meditation
Explore gentle yoga and meditation techniques as a way to reduce stress, relax the mind and body, stimulate the brain, and promote greater awareness of the present moment.

From Technology to Post-Its: Memory Aids and Strategies
Discover apps, devices, and strategies to aid memory in daily life.

Where to Turn: Resources & Support
Learn about programs and services for people with early memory loss including support groups, case management, legal resources, transportation alternatives, and others.

Healthy Lifestyle & Alternative Interventions
Investigate the potential benefits of a healthy diet, exercise, and alternative interventions including acupuncture.

Finding Fun
Explore engaging activities that add joy and community to your life.

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