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Webinar: The Intersection of Juneteenth, Alzheimer’s and Racial Trauma

This presentation will cover how health disparities and racial traumatic stress affect the brain and can increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Attendees will develop an understanding of the disproportionate health outcomes that occur in Black Americans due to cumulative intergenerational trauma. The presentation aims to increase awareness of Juneteenth and its historical relevance. In […]

AFA Fireside Chat: Helping Caregivers Address Neuropsychiatric Symptoms

Agitation, psychosis and other neuropsychiatric symptoms are among the most challenging behaviors for family members caring for a loved one with dementia to address. This episode will explain what family caregivers need to know about these symptoms, what they should do when their loved start exhibiting these behaviors, and steps they can take to address […]

Care Connection Webinar: Preventing Neurocognitive Decline: Before and After Diagnosis

It is estimated that up to 40% of risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease are modifiable, meaning that we can actually alter our lifestyles to reduce our risk. Even after diagnosis, the modification of these risk factors may have important benefits for the overall course and sense of well-being. This talk will review the major risk […]

Educating America Tour: Indianapolis, IN

Location: Indiana Biosciences Research Institute 16 Tech Innovation District 1210 Waterway Blvd. Indianapolis, IN 46202 *Doors open at 9 am for continental breakfast & memory screenings* *All events are in-person […]

Educating America Tour: Neptune, NJ

Location: HOPE Tower at Jersey Shore University Medical Center 19 Davis Avenue, 10th Floor Neptune, NJ 07753 *Doors open at 9 am for continental breakfast & memory screenings* *All events […]

Educating America Tour: St. Louis, MO

Location: Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel 9801 Natural Bridge Road St. Louis, MO 63134 *Doors open at 9 am for continental breakfast & memory screenings* *All events are in-person unless […]

Care Connection Webinar: Testamentary Capacity and Delirium

We often see stories in the media about “undue influence” involving large estates of millionaires, but anyone with a major neurocognitive disorder such as Alzheimer’s disease can be a target. Dr. […]

AFA Fireside Chat: Social Determinants of Health in Latino Communities: The Impact on Individuals

Dementia-related illnesses affect individuals of all backgrounds; however, some ethnic groups are disproportionately impacted, including the Latino community. This disparity for the Latino community exists both in the United States as well in Latin American and Caribbean countries. This episode will describe: Social determinants and how they influence a person's risk; Similarities and differences in […]

Safe Walking: A Strengths-Based Approach to Wandering – A LIVE, INTERACTIVE Webinar Training

General Social Work Practice Course (2 CEs available) During this live interactive webinar, participants will build knowledge on Alzheimer’s disease and explore symptoms that can lead a person to go out in search of something outside of their current setting.  Participants will have the opportunity to explore what it may be like to walk in […]