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
  • How Alzheimer’s changes a persons ability to communicate
  • Understand difficult behaviors and how to manage them
  • Identify family stress, abuse and neglect and how to intervene
  • Communication approaches for positive interactions

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!

Registration is required. Please bring your lunch.

Learn more by calling (508) 775-5656.

2016 Schedule

Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need To Know

April 12, 2016

Dennis Police Station, 90 Bob Crowell Road, South Dennis, MA 02660

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Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need To Know

April 19, 2016

Sandwich Hollows Golf Course, 1 Round Hill Road, East Sandwich, MA 02537

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Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need To Know

May 10, 2016

Barnstable Police Station, 1200 Phinney's Lane, Hyannis, MA 02601

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Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need To Know

June 7, 2016

Wellfleet Council on Aging, 715 Old Kings Hwy, Wellfleet, MA 02667

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Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need To Know

June 14, 2016

Orleans Council on Aging, 150 Rock Harbor Road, Orleans, MA 02653

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Program funding generously provided by Cape Cod Healthcare Community Benefits and The Cape Cod Foundation.


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.

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