Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Alzheimer's
Foundation of America

AFA Care Connection Webinar Series

November 8th

101: Clinical Trials

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET

Dr. Edward Zamrini will review how clinical trials are performed and there purpose. He will walk the listener through the setup of trials and the     stages. He will explain what they are meant to accomplish and what to     expect upon enlisting in one. Lastly, Dr. Zamrini will explore the importance of being part of clinical trial and how to connect with one.

Dr. Edward Zamrini is a Board-Certified Geriatric and Cognitive Neurologist with over 25 years’ experience in clinical management of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. He has been a principal investigator on dozens of clinical trials and has given hundreds of talks and published dozens of peer-reviewed articles related to memory and dementia. He is Director of Memory Disorders at the Cleo Roberts Memory Clinic at Banner Sun Health Research Institute.

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Dial-in: (562) 247-8422

Attendee Access Code: 461-113-340

 

November 15th

Hoarding Disorder in the Older American Population and Ways to Help

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET

During this presentation, Dr. Chia-Ying Chou will review hoarding among the older adult population. She will explain the clinical overview of hoarding disorder and its impact. In addition, what contributes to hoarding along with current treatment options and strategies to help the person living with Hoarding Disorder.

Dr. Chia-Ying Chou is a licensed psychologist in California. She is a UCSF-trained specialist in treating hoarding. She has worked with over 100 individuals with Hoarding Disorder, applying Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and is currently developing a Compassion Focused Therapy treatment protocol for hoarding.

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Dial-in: (415) 655-0060

Attendee Access Code: 533-169-017

 

December 13th

Know Your Rights! Older People and the Americans with Disabilities Act

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including employment, education, transportation, and public and private places that are open to the general public. Many older people are unaware of their rights under the ADA.  Speakers Jennifer Perry and Jeffrey Tamburo will offer a crash course in some of the hot topics concerning the ADA and older adults.

Jennifer Perry, BA, Access Specialist, Northeast ADA Center, ILR School, Cornell University- Jennifer Perry is the Access Specialist for the Northeast ADA Center and has worked in the accessibility field for over nineteen years, with a focus primarily on design and construction issues. She is a registered International Code Council (ICC) Accessibility Specialist/Plans Examiner and currently serves as the Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania.

Jeffrey Tamburo, LMSW, Training & Content Development Associate, Cornell University – Yang-Tan Institute on Employment & Disability – Jeffrey Tamburo is a training and content development associate for Cornell University’s Yang-Tan Institute, where he provides training, consultation and technical support to individuals and organizations, including work for Cornell’s Northeast ADA Center, where he provides ADA training in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Dial-in: (213) 929-4232

Attendee Access Code: 172-386-503

 


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