Foundation of America

LIVE, Interactive Webinar Training: Gaining a Deeper Understanding of Dementia and Substance Misuse to Eliminate Stigma

  Click here to register In American society, individuals with substance misuse are often highly stigmatized, which can have a major impact on their health and wellness. In this workshop, we will discuss and explore: The relationship between dementia and substance use PTSD, the impact stress can have on our brains, and how stress can […]

Educating America Tour – Wisconsin

Click here to register Conference Agenda August 24, 2022 10:00 am – 10:15 am CT / 11:00 am – 11:15 am ET Welcome & About AFA Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. President & CEO, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America     10:15 am -11:00 am CT  /   11:15 am – 12:00 pm ET Early Detection & Reducing […]

Care Connection: Making the Most of Your Health Care Provider Visit

Click here to register Dr. Fogel will provide tips to prepare for and get the most out of your health care visit.She will discuss giving and getting information, shared decision-making, approaching sensitive subjects, and preparing for potential hospitalization. Guest speaker: Joyce F. Fogel, MD, FACP, AGSF Associate Professor, Senior Director of Education for GeriatricsMount Sinai […]

Educating America Tour: New York

OUR SPEAKERS CONFERENCE AGENDA 8:30 AM ET Registration Open 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET Continental Breakfast – Memory Screenings - Exhibits 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 "The Alzheimer’s Disease Spectrum" Gayatri Devi, […]

Understanding Behaviors as Forms of Communication

LIVE, Interactive Webinar Training 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. Care partners and care professionals may need to shift their communication approach and gain insight into the variety of ways individuals living with dementia may […]

Care Connection Webinar: Supporting Older Adults with Mental Health Challenges and Dementia

This session presents an approach to navigating and differentiating the symptoms of mental health challenges and dementia among older adults. Speaker: Art Walaszek, MD Vice Chair for Education and Faculty Development at the University of Wisconsin, Department of PsychiatryDirector, Public Health Pillar of the Wisconsin Alzheimer's InstituteCo-leader of the Outreach, Recruitment and Engagement Core at […]

Women & Alzheimer’s: The Empowerment Forum

**Doors open at 9:00 AM for registration, continental breakfast, exhibits, and memory screening.** **Program begins promptly at 10:00 AM.** Featuring: DR. SANDRA EDMONDS CREWE - Washington, DC Dean, Professor of Social Work Director, Howard University Multidisciplinary Gerontology Center LUISA ECHEVARRIA - Chicago, IL Member, AFA Board of Directors THE BARKMAN FERRELL FAMILY - Indianapolis, IN […]

Family Dynamics in Dementia Care

LIVE, Interactive Webinar This LIVE Interactive Webinar workshop will review the different types of relationships that may be present in the life of an individual living with dementia. A review of family dynamics and exploration of how to identify and assess these dynamics will be reviewed. Additionally, we will explore different ways the professional care […]

Care Connection Webinar: An Ounce of Prevention: What Makes Sense for Me and my Loved One

Rosanne Leipzig, MD, PhD, will speak to us about what caregivers should be doing for their preventive health and how to prioritize what makes sense for our loved ones. Speaker: Rosanne Leipzig, MD, PhD Gerald & May Elle Ritter Professor of Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, NY Dr. Leipzig is […]

“Why Do They Do That?” webinar featuring Teepa Snow

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 […]

Educating America Tour: California

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 […]

Understanding the Path of Those Who Wander

LIVE Interactive Webinar Participants in this professional training 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 the shoes of someone who is […]