Alzheimer's Foundation of America

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Webinar: Managing COVID-19: Special Issues Facing Families Affected by Alzheimer’s

February 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease face unique challenges in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The effects of Alzheimer’s can make it harder for a person to notice or communicate discomfort, hindering family caregivers from spotting COVID-19 symptoms. Alzheimer’s may also pose challenges to following safety protocols such as mask wearing and hand washing.

This free webinar will discuss these challenges and detail:

  • steps families should take to care for their loved one if they are suspected of having COVID-19
  • what to do when a diagnosis is made
  • how to support recovery
  • the importance of vaccination for individuals with Alzheimer’s and their family caregivers

Guest speaker:

Allison Reiss, MD

AFA Medical, Scientific and Memory Screening Advisory Board Member

Associate Professor, NYU Long Island School of Medicine

Head, Inflammation Section, Biomedical Research Institute, NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island

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*This is general information for educational purposes. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any specific questions pertaining to your health or a medical condition.”

Details

Date:
February 5
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST