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Educating America Tour: Florida
10 am – 10:15 am ET
Welcome & About AFA
Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr.
President & CEO, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
10:15 am – 11:00 am
Genetic Studies in Alzheimer Disease: Pathway to Prevention and Treatment Across Ancestries
Brian W. Kunkle, PhD., M.P.H.
Head of Genetic Epidemiology Division, Center for Genetic Epidemiology and Statistical Genetics (CGESG), John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, Dr. John T. Macdonald Department of Human Genetics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
11:00 am – 11:45 am
Cultural Awareness in Dementia Care
Jennifer Reeder, LCSW, SIFI
Director of Educational & Social Services, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
11:45 am – 12:00 pm
Adele Jacobson, Certified Music Practitioner
President, Music in Medicine, Inc.
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Caregiver-Care Partner Relationships: Preventing Misunderstandings and Overcoming Communication Barriers
Christine Williams, DNSc, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Professor Emeritus, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University