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Age of Change Conference

On September 7, 2013, NDSS and the Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles co-hosted the Age of Change conference. Over the course of the day-long conference, presenters shared valuable information about a variety of topics relating to aging and Down syndrome.  Below are videos of each of the day's presentations and slides.  

Living Longer, Living Healthier: Successful Strategies and Stumbling Blocks for Adults with Down Syndrome 

By Dr. Brian Chicoine

Tips on Identifying Alzheimer's Disease in People with Down Syndrome

Speaker: Dr. Linda D. Nelson

Mental Wellness and Good Health in Older Adults with Down Syndrome

Speaker: Dr. Dennis McGuire 

Down Syndrome Research 101: Exploring Cognitive Impairment

Speaker: Dr. William Mobley 

Panel: National Response to Aging & Down Syndrome

Speakers: Dr. Brian Chicoine, Medical Director, Adult Down Syndrome Center, Park Ridge, Illinois; Sara Weir, MS, Vice President of Advocacy & Affiliate Relations, NDSS; Vanessa Quick, Director of Educational Programming, NDSS; William C. Mobley, MD, Executive Director of the Down Syndrome Center for Research and Treatment; Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosciences, UC San Diego

A Caregiver’s Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease

Speaker: Mary Hogan

Part I: Clinical Experience with Over 400 Adults with Down Syndrome Diagnosed with Alzheimer's Dementia: Health and Behavioral Health Issues

 Speaker: Dr. Dennis McGuire

Part II: Clinical Experience with Over 400 Adults with Down Syndrome Diagnosed with Alzheimer's Dementia: Health and Behavioral Health Issues

Speaker: Dr. Brian Chicoine 

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