Education and Research Conference

New Directions in Research and Care is New Jersey’s largest and most successful dementia-specific education program for healthcare professionals. The conference inspires healthcare professionals to improve treatment and care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, to stimulate new methods of providing care in facilities and in the homes of Alzheimer’s families, and to share the most recent trends in dementia research.

The 2017 Education & Research Conference will take place on Friday, April 28 at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, New Jersey.

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Download 2017 Education Research Conference (pdf)

Download 2017 Education Research Conference (pdf)

  • Alzheimer's New Jersey Education and Research Conference

This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 5 participant hours.

This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 5 CE contact hour(s). Activity code: S00026799 Approval Number: 170001805

Medical Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This CE activity provides 5 contact hours of continuing nursing education. Medical Education Resources is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP12299, for 5 contact hours.

This program has been approved by NCCAP for 5 clock hours of continuing education, Approval #NCCAP32209-18.

Recreation Therapists: This Conference has been approved for .5 continuing education units by the New Jersey Recreation and Park Association Professional Certification Board.

Keynote Speaker

Hillel T. Grossman, M.D.
Director of the Clinical Core of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center
Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
Director of Geriatric Psychiatry, James J. Peters Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center, New York, NY

Plenary Speakers

Nancy Hodgson, PhD, RN
Associate Professor, Anthony Buividas Endowed Term Chair in Gerontology University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Paul F. Malloy, PhD
Director of Psychology/Neuropsychology and Co-Director of the Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital, Providence, RI
Professor, Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University

For more information on the Education and Research Conference, including the Physician Dinner Program, please call 973.586.4300 or email

A Special Thank You to our Sponsors

Artis Senior Living

Always Best Care

Arden Courts

Brightview Senior Living

Sunrise Senior Living

Van Dyk Health Care

Whispering Knoll