Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Foundation of America

AFA Care Connection Webinar Series


October 10th

The 10 Things Anyone Involved in Caregiving Needs to Know about Long Term Care Insurance

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET

During this presentation participants will receive an overview on what is long term care insurance and the importance of having this insurance. He will give an update on the current marketplace for long-term care              insurance, as well as the latest information relevant to those living with  Alzheimer’s disease.

Jesse Slome is director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI), a small industry trade organization that advocates for the importance of planning and supports insurance professionals who market long-term care insurance solutions.  Mr. Slome is founder of AALTCI and frequently speaks to both consumer groups and industry gatherings.  He has authored over 20 guides on the topic of long-term care planning.


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Dial-in: (562) 247-8422

Attendee Access Code: 701-210-617



November 14th

Gratitude Through Creativity

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET

In honor of National Gratitude Month we will have a presentation on expressive art ideas to use with people living with dementia. You will learn the importance of creating an inviting space and encouraging creative bravery, intuitiveness, exploration and human connections. We will share tips on adaptations with art materials with a focus on abilities and autonomy. In addition, we will talk about ideas of how nature and gratitude can be woven into a simple daily mindful practice for both the person living with dementia and care partner.

Michelle Olson is passionate about creative aging.  She has worked with older adults for 21 years.  Ms. Olson consults for various elder care settings, not for profit organizations and in-home clients around the tri-state area.  She is a licensed, board certified and registered art therapist, visual artist and gerontologist, and current PhD candidate.


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Dial-in: (914) 614-3221

Attendee Access Code: 283-167-033



December 12th

Frontotemporal Degeneration:  A Complex Disease with Complex Care Needs

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET

This webinar will address the unique challenges of frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), the most common form of dementia in people under age 60. It will identify signs and symptoms of the three main clinical presentations of FTD and current   movement in research. The presentation will explore the need for specialized education and support, as FTD has a greater impact on work, interpersonal relationships and the economic burden faced by families.

Sharon S. Denny, MA is the senior director of programs at the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD) where she leads strategic development of support and education for people with FTD, their families, and healthcare professionals. An advocate for high-quality and responsive services, she has promoted inclusion of people living with FTD, built a national network of AFTD-affiliated support groups, and directed professional education initiatives.


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Dial-in: (415) 655-0052

Attendee Access Code: 792-876-345



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