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2017 Alzheimer's and Dementia Webinars for Professionals

Get up to speed on the latest in Alzheimer’s and dementia, and learn what you need to know to inform, educate, and empower community members, people with dementia, and family caregivers.

Presented by the National Institute on Aging (NIA/NIH), the Administration for Community Living (ACL), and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Archived webinar and free continuing education credit (CNE, CEU, and CECH) available through 2018.

Webinar: Alzheimer's and Dementia Resources You Can Use

Presented Wednesday, March 1, 2017

View archived videocast

Presentation slides

An update on Alzheimer's and dementia issues and resources, including:

  • What's new with consumer, caregiver, and professional resources on dementia
  • Helpful resources on areas of special interest:
    • Veterans and their caregivers
    • Financial exploitation
    • Depression & dementia
  • How the federal government is implementing the National Alzheimer’s Plan, including the overall direction of the plan and its 2017 changes

Presenters:

  • Tanya Friese, DNP, RN, CNL USN (Ret.), Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Educational Coordinator, Road Home Program, Rush University Medical Center
  • Peter Lichtenberg, PhD, Director, Institute of Gerontology and Professor of Psychology, Wayne State University
  • Lisa McGuire, PhD, Lead, Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging Program, CDC
  • Mark Snowden, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington
  • Amy Wiatr-Rodriguez, MSW, Aging Services Program Specialist, ACL