October 5, 2023 | McKenna Events Center

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Join us on October 5th from 9 AM to 2:30 PM at the McKenna Events Center for our award-winning Alzheimer's Symposium! As our guest, the event is 100% free of charge, making it accessible to everyone in our community.

A leader among Memory Care providers in Central Texas, EdenHill Communities serves as the go-to educational resource center, offering support and education to individuals with memory loss and their caregivers.

This event will sell out. Use this checkout to reserve your seat early.

This Year’s Speakers Include:

Neela Patel, MD, MPH, CMD
The Biggs Institute 
Practical, Research-based Dementia Strategies

Dr. Neela Patel of the Biggs Institute of San Antonio will help participants better understand the various stages of Dementia and offer practical interactive strategies for families and caregivers. Dr. Patel will also introduce the Biggs Institute, a nationally recognized Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.

Jill Piazzi, M.A., CMC, CDP
Gray Matters Care Management
Caregiving Doesn't Have to Be a Solo Endeavor

Wouldn't it be nice to plan ahead for your own care or that of a loved one before things get out of control?  Learn from Certified Care Manager, Jill Piazzi as she discusses the reasons to hold and organize family meetings in order to discuss important decisions, task sharing and planning ahead. 

Dr. Daniel Heiser, PsyD
Sr. VP of Behavioral Health

GuideStar Eldercare
Alzheimer's Diagnosis & Treatment Considerations

Anita Reid, MSN, APN, FNP-BC, GNP-BC
Sr. VP of Nurse Practitioners

GuideStar Eldercare
Alzheimer's Diagnosis & Treatment Considerations

Dr. Danile Heiser and Anita Reid from GuideStar Eldercare present a neurological understanding of Dementia. These experts will help you learn a variety of diagnostic tools as well as effective treatment options.

Kristen Quinney Porter, LLC
Kristen Porter Law Firm
How Do I Pay?  Options for people needing long-term care.   

Join Elder law attorney Kristen Porter as she explores various options that are available when a loved one needs long term care. Gain a better understanding of how Medicaid works and how it may benefit you or a loved one.

Event Details:

EdenHill Communities’ Fifth Annual Alzheimer’s Symposium

October 5, 2023

9:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m.


McKenna Events Center

801 W. San Antonio St.

New Braunfels, TX 78130

Event Schedule:

9:00 A.M.

McKenna Events Center opens

9:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.

Presentations and Q&A

11:30 A.M.–12:30 P.M.


12:30–2:30 P.M.

Presentations and Q&A Continue

Coffee, pastries and individual lunches will be provided.

Questions? Email tifrederick@edenhill.org or call (830) 500-1327




About EdenHill Communities

EdenHill Communities is a faith-based, non-profit organization serving the greater New Braunfels area. Our organization focuses on aging services through a philanthropic lens. We offer a full range of services from Independent Living through end-of-life care.