General Programme
22nd International Long-Term Care Conference

Global challenges in aging: Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

How to improve the quality of life of people living with dementia.
Good practices from around the world.

September 18th-20th, 2019
“Jordanki” Conference Center, Aleja Solidarności 1-3, Toruń

September 18th, 2019
Ceremonial inauguration

Can we protect ourselves against Alzheimer's disease?
  Prof. Maria Barcikowska

September 19th, 2019
9:00 – 10:45
Sesion I

A positive approach to Alzheimer’s care and other forms of dementia.
Teepa Snow (USA)
10:45 – 11:15
Coffee break
11:15 – 13:15
Sesion II
On the other side of the mirror: Do we properly understand what we see? Experiences of people living with dementia.
Moderator: Teepa Snow
    Living with dementia
      Dr. Jennifer Bute

    Advanced Dementia: Towards Best Practice
      Prof. Debbie Tolson

    Decision making on behalf of people with advanced dementia
      Jayne Murphy

    My inner voice speaks your words. Language in building a care partnership.
      Leszek Guga (Poland)
13:15 – 14:00
14:00 – 15:45
Sesion III
One’s environment matters: What can we do to minimize the negative symptoms of disease and to improve both quality of life and the comfort of caregiving?
Moderator: prof. Debbie Tolson
    3 Pounds of Hope  
      Sarah Brown (USA)

    Creating a Safe and Friendly Environment: How it Affects Abilities and Behaviors
      Teepa Snow (USA)
15:45 – 16:15
Coffee break
16:15 – 17:45
Sesion IV
Talking Alzheimer’s with a specialist: Do we know a cure?
Moderator: prof. Piotr Błędowski
    Alzheimer’s Disease – Early diagnosis and therapeutic suport|
      Prof. Maria Barcikowska (Poland)

    The importance of nutrition in the management of dementia
      Dr. Agnieszka Guligowska (Poland)
Integration evening dinner
CT PARK, ul. Szosa Bydgoska 3, Toruń
September 20th, 2019
9:00 – 12:00
Sesion V
Good practices in care for people living with dementia.
    Comprehensive care for people living with dementia in an institution
      Agnieszka Cysewska (Poland)

    Compassionate Communities as an opportunity to integrate care for people with dementia and their relatives in Poland and Eastern Europe
      Dr. Piotr Krakowiak (Poland)

    Evaluating the Alzheimer’s 75 voucher
      Dr. Beata Bugajska (Poland)

    My inner voice speaks your words. Language in building a care partnership.
      Leszek Guga (Poland)

    Systemic challenges for an aging Poland
      Anna Kozieł (Poland)

    Care solutions for people with urinary incontinence in long-term care institutions
      Hanna Szymkiewicz (Poland)

    Coordinated home care for people leaving with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia and their caregivers
      Barbara Łukawska (Poland)

    One’s own home or an institution – tough choices for caregivers
      Dr. Justyna Mazurek, Dr. Dorota Szcześniak (Poland)

    Frailty syndrome as one of the great geriatric problems. Managing Frailty. A comprehensive approach to promote a disability-free advanced age in Europe: the ADVANTAGE initiative.
      Dr. Ewa Kądalska (Poland)