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Latinos and Alzheimers Disease Symposium : Understanding Risk, Prevention and Care Strategies

Center For Puerto Rico | San juan, USA
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Title: Latinos and Alzheimers Disease Symposium : Understanding Risk, Prevention and Care Strategies
Specialty: Neurology
Dates: From Feb, 23, 2018 to Feb, 24, 2018
Location: San juan, USA
Type: Symposium
Registration Cost: From 50 to 210 USD
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Event Venue:

Center For Puerto Rico

San Juan, USA Visit the Venue to read more
Concerned Audience:
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  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

Diagnosis, prevention, and the care provided to individuals with Alzheimer's disease are greatly influenced by socioeconomic and cultural factors. Statistics suggest that the incidence of Alzheimer's disease is greater in Latinos compared to Caucasians. This symposium will raise awareness and will provide empirical evidence about best practices for preventing, diagnosing and caring for Latino individuals with Alzheimer's disease.

Each presenter, all of whom have dedicated their scientific and clinical careers to studying Alzheimer's disease in Latino populations, will overview the current needs, research findings, and practice knowledge that inform care of Latino individuals with Alzheimer's disease and their families. It will also provide a platform for the development of collaborations and support among health-care professionals, scientists and trainees.

Describe the impact of cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic factors in Alzheimer's disease.

Identify risk factors for Alzheimer's disease in older Latinos

Identify strategies to reduce risk and improve early detection of Alzheimer's disease in Latinos.

Describe strategies to provide care and support for Latino older adults and their caregivers

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Late Registration From: 2017-11-16 To: 0--
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Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
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Letter of confirmation:
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Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts

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Submission Info

Submission Deadline: November 17th, 11:59 PM US Eastern Daylight Time. All abstracts must be submitted by this time to be considered. No late submissions are accepted, without exception.

General Guidelines for Abstracts:

Abstracts must be written in English

Abstracts may come from any area of Alzheimer's disease research

Research that represents a collaborative effort and/or work that has been presented at other meetings is welcome

All submissions will be peer-reviewed by the Scientific Program Committee and authors will be notified via e-mail of abstract decisions by November 10, 2017

Please note that presenters are required to register for the meeting and pay the appropriate meeting registration fees _discounts for student registration

Please contact Alejandra Restrepo at if you have any questions about the submission process

Submission Instructions

Please submit abstracts by e-mail to Abstracts may be sent in the text of the e-mail or in an attached word document

Indicate whether the abstract is for a poster or oral presentation

Indicate if the presenting author is a student/postdoctoral fellow

Approximate word count should be less than 300 words

Please provide all of the following in your submission:



Corresponding email address

Title of Poster/Paper

A theme or topic for the abstract (please see list below)






Abstracts for oral presentations must be sent along with presenter's CV

Oral Presentation:

Each abstract will be allotted 12-15 minutes for oral presentation and audience discussion. A moderator will adhere to these time limits to allow time for discussion among the presenters and the audience

Oral sessions are comprised f six presentations per oral session and are grouped by the Program Committee Chair

Accepted oral presentations will be scheduled for either day of the Symposium

Submitted oral presentation abstracts that are not selected may be considered for a poster presentation

Poster sessions:

Accepted posters will be scheduled on February 23, 2017

Poster presenters will stay with their poster for the duration of the poster session (approximately 60-90 minutes)


Latinos and Alzheimer's disease: assessment, diagnosis and prognosis

Latinos and biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease

Public health and psychosocial interventions for Latinos with Alzheimer's disease

Abstract submission deadline 2017-11-17
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