Conferences and Events

HopeHealth conferences are designed for leaders in the health care field — focused on a variety of topics including care delivery models, pain and symptom management, grief and loss, emerging research in Alzheimer's and other dementias — and other topics pertinent to caring for people coping with serius illness. We engage a roster of experts in their field to offer insights and practical information relative to new research and treatments.

Dementia & Alzheimer’s Awareness Conference

Many thanks for those who turned out for the 18th Annual Dementia & Alzheimer’s Awareness Conference: Adapting & Planning for Disease Progression. The conference took place on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the DoutbleTree by Hilton, Hyannis, MA.

Special thanks to the speakers Elizabeth H. Nasser, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist, The Centers for Aging and Memory, Barry S. Fogel, MD, MBA, Departments of Neurology & Psychiatry, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Lisa Krinsky, LICSW, Director, LGBT Aging Project, The Fenway Institute and Michael Verde, Founder and President, Memory Bridge.

Save the date for Friday, November 18, 2016.

For more information contact (508) 775-5656 or

Conference Sponsors:

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Maplewood Brewster  Maplewood Mayflower Place



Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need To Know

Free educational program for town and community employees

Help yourself and your community become more dementia friendly. This is is designed to provide a basic understanding of how to work with individuals and families who have Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. 

Topics include:

  • Overview of Alzheimer’s and its disease progression
  • Why the disease changes communication
  • Understand difficult behaviors and how to manage them
  • Identify family stress, abuse and neglect and how to intervene

Registration is limited. Priority attendance is given to nonprofit, police, fire, ambulance services and town employees on Cape Cod. Reserve your seat today for this important training!

Continental breakfast and lunch provided.

Registration is required. Registration is required on or before 9/28/15.

Learn more by calling (508) 775-5656.

2015 Schedule
September 30, 2015
 | 8:00 a.m. Registration, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Educational Program  |  DoubleTree by Hilton Cape Cod, 287 Iyannough Road, Hyannis, MA 02601  | 

Program funding provided by a grant from Cape Cod Healthcare Community Benefits.


Pain Management Conferences

Massachusetts Pain Initiative

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The National Pain Strategy: What It Means to You

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Holiday Inn, Marlborough, MA 

Featuring two guest speakers and a brief business meeting.

Daniel Carr, MD, MA is a Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine and Program Director, Pain, Research, Education & Policy at Tufts University School of Medicine.

Cindy Steinberg BA, BS is the National Director of Policy and Advocacy for the U.S. Pain Foundation, a member of the Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee and the Chair of the Massachusetts Pain Initiative Policy Council.

For more information, visit or contact

HopeHealth Headquarters | 765 Attucks Lane, Hyannis, MA 02601 | (508) 957-0200 | (800) 642-2423 |