Wednesday October 20th - 8:30 am - 12:15 pm
Thursday, October 21st - 12:00 pm - 3:45 pm

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This is a virtual event. Zoom links will be e-mailed to regstrants 1-2 weeks prior to the start of the conference.


Andrea Bruhnke
Humboldt Senior Resource Center
707-443-9747 x3203

This 2 half-day virtual conference will provide professionals in health care, long-term care, social services, and family caregivers in Humboldt and Del Norte counties engaging and up-to-date education on optimizing care for people living with dementia. 


Wednesday, October 20th

8:30-8:45 am

Welcome and Introductions

8:45-9:45 am

Dementia Research: Past, Present, Future
Jennifer Heidmann, MD
Redwood Coast PACE Medical Director
Humboldt Senior Resource Center

10-11 am

Is This Age-Typical Memory Loss?
Andrew Levine, PhD, Neuropsychologist
North Coast Neuropsychology


Combatting Social Isolation in Older Adults with
Evidence-Based Programming
Samantha Day, DSW, LCSW – Director of Social Services
Humboldt Senior Resource Center


Thursday, October 21st

12:00-1:00 pm

Movement, Music, & Dance: A Prescription for Improved
Cognitive Functioning
Bart Rankin, PT – Redwood Coast PACE/Adult Day Health
Humboldt Senior Resource Center

1:15-2:15 pm

Behavioral Health Interventions in Minds with Dementia
Samantha Day, DSW, LCSW – Director of Social Services
Humboldt Senior Resource Center

2:30-3:30 pm

Strategies for Optimal Brain Health
Andrew Levine, PhD, Neuropsychologist
North Coast Neuropsychology

3:30-3:45 pm

Concluding Remarks

Continuing Education Credits

The Alzheimer’s Association is an approved vendor for providing continuing education. Participants will need to sign in to training during registration and sign out at the end. Alzheimer’s Association (California Chapters) maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. Each course meets the qualifications for (6) CE units/ hours for the following certified license entities:

LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (Provider #63035).

Registered Nurse (RN) and Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). Approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider #CEP12415).

Nursing Home Administrator Program (NHAP). Application pending approval by the California Department of Public Health (Provider #CEP1546).

Residential Care Facility for the Elderly Administrator (RCFE). Application pending approval by the California Department of Social Services (Provider #2000072-740-2).

Should you require special accommodations, please contact Claire Day (cday@alz.org), Alzheimer’s Association, within 72 hours so we can fulfill your needs. To submit a grievance regarding the course, please contact Claire Day (cday@alz.org), Alzheimer's Association and we will respond within 72 hours.
Certificates of Completion will be sent within 1-2 weeks after participants fill out their Evaluation.

Humboldt Senior Resource Center

HSRC Global Ends Statement
Seniors and their caregivers in Humboldt County will have a high-quality life with dignity, health and self-determination in a community of respect and tolerance.

Vision Statement
The Humboldt Senior Resource Center is committed to providing services, information, education and recreation for seniors, families and caregivers in Humboldt County. HSRC evolves in response to a growing senior population with expanding and changing needs. We envision a caring and healthy community which encourages intergenerational relationships, recognizes the wisdom and experience of its elders, and demonstrates awareness and respect for the aging process.