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ULM gerontology to hold Alzheimer’s Association conference

Published April 10, 2014

In conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association, the University of Louisiana at Monroe Department of Gerontology will hold a conference for gerontology health professionals and caregivers of those with dementia. The conference is free and open to the public.

The conference will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Saturday, April 12, at ULM’s Bienville building, located at 1800 Bienville Drive, in Monroe. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.


Dr. Kopera-Frye, Biedenharn Endowed Chair and professor of gerontology at ULM, organized the conference with Knesha Rose, co-director of the Louisiana chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

“We are very fortunate and honored to have ULM host such an important conference for our community,” said Kopera-Frye.

The conference will provide valuable information on identifying dementia, current ground breaking pharmaceutical research, plus legal and financial issues in dementia.

For more information, contact ULM gerontology at 318-342-1467.