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 […]
LIVE, Interactive Webinar Training: Micro-Level Cultural Consideration in Dementia Care: A Culturally Determined Phenomena and the Effects on Family Caregiving (Hosted with CNAEA)
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 […]
Educating America Tour – Washington, D.C.
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 […]
Caregiving, Avoiding Burnout, and Finding Joy During the Holidays
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 […]
Care Connection Webinar: Functional Psychology for Peak Performance
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.
Creating Dementia-Friendly Holidays
IN-PERSON EVENT LUNCH PROVIDED 1 CE credit available for NYS licensed social workers A free, in-person event for family caregivers, friends and professionals. Participants will gain helpful tips for creating dementia-friendly environments for the holidays and beyond, including meal times, family activities, travel, and more. This event will also serve as the kick-off for in-person […]
Can Psychological Trauma Increase the Risk of Dementia?
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 […]