Why Do They Do That? Understanding Symptoms and Situations of Dementia Kicking off Alzheimer's Awareness Month, this webinar is designed to help attendees understand why people living with dementia may sometimes say or do things that are unexpected or challenging. It will address some of the many changes that occur in the brain during the […]
Virtual Conference Agenda 10am - 10:15 am PT | 1pm - 1:15pm ET Welcome & About AFA Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. President & CEO, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America 10:15am -11:00am PT | 1:15pm - 2pm ET Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Future Directions for Treatment and Prevention John Wesson Ashford, MD, PhD Director, War Related Illness […]
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 cultures (Black Americans, Latinx/Latino Americans, Asian […]
November 22, 2022 Location: Virtual - via Crowdcast Agenda 10:00 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 ET Preserving Brain Health with Aging Raymond Scott Turner, MD, PhD, FANA, FAAN Professor of Neurology & Director Memory Disorders […]
A webinar with Martin Schreiber, former WI Governor and author of My Two Elaine’s. Martin Schreiber will give his account of what it was like to be a caregiver to his wife, Elaine. He will also address the issue of caregiving through the holidays, how to avoid burnout, find joy in the journey, and discover your […]
Dr. Brant Cortright will talk about common factors that lead to cognitive decline as well as dietary, nutritional, and other physical and psychological factors that bring about radiant brain health.
LIVE Interactive Webinar This live, interactive workshop explores what recent studies deem as a bidirectional relationship between PTSD and dementia. Attendees will first learn about how chronic stress and trauma can impact brain health, making brain more vulnerable to developing dementia. We then explore the experience of those with dementia who may have a re-emergence […]
This presentation will cover topics that a senior living advisor has heard clients say that they wish they would have known YEARS before they started looking into care options. Had they known some of the nuances that come with getting care as they age, they say that they would have taken action earlier to get their […]