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 serious 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

19th Annual Alzheimer’s Awareness Conference

Thinking Outside the Box
Innovative Strategies for Dementia Care
Friday, November 18, 2016
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Cape Cod - Hyannis

You asked and we listened. You want to learn new and creative strategies for working with dementia to improve your caregiving experience.

Our 19th Annual Alzheimer’s Awareness conference will help you think outside of the box by introducing an array of fresh approaches to caregiving.  

  • Learn how innovative designs for both interior and exterior living can improve function in those with cognitive loss presented by Sharon Ricardi and Rob Hoover from The Northbridge Companies.
  • Got family issues? A. Michael Bloom of Bloom Coaching and Performance will introduce key strategies to successfully support families dealing with dementia.  
  • Want to learn how to use Improv as a communication tool? David La Graffe from Healing Moments and Lights up Improv will help with new ideas to help you communicate better. 
  • Susan Fernald from Home Instead Senior Care, Michelle E. Woodbrey of 2Sisters Senior Living Advisors, and Alison Stockman, Director of Avita Memory Care at Laurelwood will present an interactive train the trainer session on the benefits and utilization of reminiscing boxes.
  • Walk away from the conference with a fresh perspective on caregiving. Earn 6 CEs, meet up with old friends, have lunch and enjoy discovering visiting and discovering vendor displays and their offerings.  

Registration required. Call (508) 775-5656 for more information or register online today.  
Continuing Education: 6 CEs* for RN/LPN, LICSW, LPC/LMHC and Psychologists

Cost: $130.00  Includes materials, breakfast and lunch and 6 CEs. 

For mail-in registration: download registration form


Want to sponsor the conference or have an exhibit table? Call (508) 957-0282 or purchase a sponsorship online.

2016 Sponsorship Opportunities Form PDF

Thank you to our Lunch Sponsors


Thank you to our Breakfast Sponsors



 *Commonwealth Educational Seminars provides accreditation. Click for further information. 

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 the training you've been asking for. It 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.

Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need To Know



PDF Form  

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

Pain Management Conference

Massachusetts Pain Initiative

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MassPI's Fall 2016 meeting:

Massachusetts Pain Initiative, The Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of The American Society of Pain Management Nursing and HopeHealth present:
The Unintended Consequences of the Opioid Epidemic

Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites, 265 Lakeside Avenue, Marlborough, MA

For more information, visit or contact

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