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Mental Wellness & Aging Conference

  • Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - Briggs and Stratton Auditorium 8915 West Connell Court Milwaukee, WI, 53226 United States (map)

Join our friends at the Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin for the following conference:

Mental Wellness and Aging for Teens and Adults with Down Syndrome

Presented by Dr. Brian Chicoine, MD and Dr. Dennis McGuire, LCSW, Ph.D.

Sponsored by Bader Philanthropies and the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Down Syndrome Clinic

Join us on May 4 for a conference on Mental Wellness and Aging! Our speakers will be starting off with a session on Mental Wellness of Adults with Down Syndrome (they co-authored a popular book on this topic!) and following with a session on Down syndrome and aging/dementia. Dr. Chicoine and Dr. McGuire are highly regarded for their extensive work with teens and adults with Down syndrome, so this is a conference that you will NOT want to miss!

WHEN: Saturday, May 4th, 2019 9:00am - 3:00pm (breakfast beginning at 8am)

COST: $10 - participants will receive a $10 gas card to reimburse cost of registration upon check-in

WHERE: Children’s Hospital of WI - Briggs and Stratton Auditorium
(8915 W. Connell Ct, Milwaukee, WI 53226)

PARKING: Enter North Parking Structure; follow skywalk and signage to auditorium

SCHEDULE:
8:00am - 9:00am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00am - 12:00pm: Health, Mental Health, and Promoting the Best Possible Understanding and Use of Unique Behavioral Characteristics
12:00pm - 12:30pm: Lunch
12:30pm - 3:00pm: Healthy Aging, Health Impairment with Aging, and Alzheimer’s Dementia

Register online by Wednesday, May 1, 2019!