Broward County Bar Association to Hold Symposium on Dementia
Event Will Partner With the Broward County Medical Association
The Broward County Bar Association, in conjunction with the Broward County Medical Association, will be presenting the Dementia Symposium: Medical & Legal Perspectives. The conference will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Nova Southeastern University’s Steele Auditorium in the Health Professions Building. Several speakers are scheduled to discuss a variety of topics surrounding dementia, including legal and medical issues.
Registration and continental breakfast will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. Following a brief welcome by Johannes Vieweg, M.D., the founding dean of NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine, neurologist H. Murray Todd, M.D. will speak on “Dementia and Its Many Forms” beginning at 9:15 a.m. At 9:45 a.m., Ranjan Duara, M.D. of Mt. Sinai Hospital’s Florida Brain Bank, Deborah Mash, Ph.D. of the University of Miami Brain Bank, and James E. Galvin, M.D. of Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine will deliver a “Research Update”.
The day will conclude with the legal portion of the conference at 11:30 a.m., with “Legal Documents and Financial Planning for Long Term Care,” presented by Arlene Lakin, Esq., Gail Fisher, Esq. and Michele Friedlander, RHU, REBC, Bienenfeld, Lasek & Starr, LLC. The session will be worth 1.5 general continuing legal education credits.
Space is limited as the conference is open to the public. General admission tickets are available for $25; $10.00 for students with I-D. Exhibitor space is also available for $250. For more information, contact Arlene Lakin, Esq. at LakinEsqLaw@gmail.com or call 954-975-5159.