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Micro Level Cultural Consideration in Dementia Care: A Culturally Determined Phenomena and the Effects on Family Caregiving – A LIVE, INTERACTIVE Webinar

LIVE Interactive Webinar Available population data may underestimate the risk and prevalence of dementia among many cultures in the United States. Lack of assessment for need has influenced a lack of cultural support in dementia care. This LIVE interactive workshop aims to broaden participants’ understanding of how dementia is viewed by specific populations (Black Americans, […]

Macro Level Cultural Consideration in Dementia Care: A Population-Based Approach

Social and Cultural Competence Course LIVE Interactive Webinar In American society, our most vulnerable populations are at a greater risk for morbidity and mortality. This phenomenon is the same for dementia. This LIVE Interactive workshop aims to look at the following three modifiable health factors 1) social determinants of health 2) barriers to care and […]

Understanding Behaviors as Forms of Communication– A LIVE, INTERACTIVE Webinar Training

General Course LIVE Interactive Webinar This LIVE interactive Webinar workshop will aim to highlight the importance of understanding the impact dementia and related illness has on a person's ability to communicate. As a result, care partners and care professionals may need to shift their communication approach and gain insight into the variety of ways individuals […]

Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community in Dementia Care – A LIVE, INTERACTIVE Webinar Training

Social and Cultural Competence Course LIVE Interactive Webinar In American society, LGBTQIA+ individuals have been marginalized and discriminated against, thus increasing the vulnerability and susceptibility of morbidity and mortality. In this LIVE interactive workshop, we will learn about the important intersection between dementia and the LGBTQIA community. In this general course, we aim to learn […]

Gaining a Deeper Understanding of Dementia and Substance Misuse to Eliminate Stigma – A LIVE, INTERACTIVE Webinar Training

Clinical Course LIVE Interactive Webinar In American society, often times individuals with substance use are highly stigmatized and this can have a major impact on health and wellness. In this live interactive workshop, we will be taking a deep look into the relationship between dementia and substance use. We will discuss Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder as […]