A leading educator of dementia caregivers, Tam Cummings, PhD, will be the featured speaker at the 2019 Caregivers Conference. Cummings is the author of four books for dementia caregivers, and developed the Dementia Behavioral Assessment Tool (DBAT) for classifying dementia stages by behaviors. Cummings is also a pioneer in developing measurement and classification tools for Frontotemporal Dementias – a condition called “Cruelest Disease You’ve Never Heard Of” by the television new show 60 Minutes. She says her mission is to “Inspire, Educate and Empower Dementia Caregivers.”
This year’s Caregivers Conference is scheduled for Friday, August 16, 2019 at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center in Lufkin. The program starts at 9 a.m., a lunch will be provided and there is no charge for attending. The event will be hosted by the Area Agency on Aging and the Deep East Texas Aging and Disability Resource Center.
Attendees are requested to Pre-Register by calling 409-384-7614. For more information contact the Deep East Texas Aging and Disability Resource Center at the Deep East Texas Council of Governments Office in Jasper at (409) 384-7614.