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Webinar: Aging Through Traumatic Stress: Analyzing the Effects of Traumatic Stress and Race on Alzheimer’s Disease

July 28, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

Recent studies have found that African Americans are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, and Hispanic/Latinx one and a half times more likely. Studies are now exploring the risk factors which may contribute to these findings, including healthcare disparities and race-based traumatic stress. This Webinar will explore:

  • Racial disparities among Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) in the Alzheimer’s community
  • The role of traumatic stress in the lives of older adults
  • The intersectionality of race and trauma
  • The correlation between racial traumatic stress and dementia
  • The need for additional research to also assist in developing assessment tools and clinical interventions

Guest speaker:

Acanthus Fairley, LCSW

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America




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July 28, 2020
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT