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AFA Fireside Chat: Health Care Disparities for the Elderly

Episode 8: Health Care Disparities for the Elderly Age is a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease, and older Americans are one of the fastest growing demographics in the country. The Administration for Community Living projects the number of people age 65 and over to grow from more than 54 million now to more than 80 […]

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 […]

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 & […]

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 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 […]