Legal-Health Advocacy: Meeting the Challenges of Chronic Care Through a Holistic, Collaborative Approach
Planning and Preparing for Early Stage Alzheimer’s Disease
The Human Animal Bond
Understanding AFA’s Excellence in Care Program
Role of a Neuropsychologist in Dementia Care
Presented By: Rebecca Sophir a neuropsychologist specializing in assessing diagnoses and treats in Alzheimer’s patients.
Guest: Joan Griffiths
Guest: Joan Griffiths Vega, MFA, Mindfulness Meditation New York Collaborative, New York, NY.
Topic: “Ways to Manage Life Stressors as a Care Partner”
An Overview of Medicare
Presented by: Eric Hausman – An Independent consultant specializing in Medicare Education and Training.
Fundamentals of Legal Planning
Presented by: Robert M. Freedman – Schiff Hardin LLP
Living Each Moment Hand in Hand
Presented by: AFA and Inspired Memory Care
Guest: Mary Ellen Nessmith
Guest: Mary Ellen Nessmith, Work-Life Specialist at Emory Caregiver Support Program, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
Topic: “Information on Resources that Will Help Care Partners in the Workplace”
Guest: Jacquelynn N
Guest: Jacquelynn N. Copeland, Ph.D., neuropsychologist at Banner Health, Phoenix, AZ
Topic: “Understanding Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)”
Guest: Robin P. Bonifas
Guest: Robin P. Bonifas, PhD, MSW, LICSW, John A. Hartford Faculty Scholar in Geriatric Social Work; Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work College of Public Programs at Arizona State University. Phoenix, AZ.
Topic: “Late-Life Bullying 101: What there is to Know”
Guest: Pamela Barton
Guest: Pamela Barton, M.D., Doctor House Calls in New York City. NY, NY
Topic: “Tips for Getting the Most out of a Doctor’s Visit”
Guest: Jana Panarites
Guest: Jana Panarites, M.A. Author and Host of AGEWYZ Podcast
Topic: “The Benefit of Telling Your Story to Create Change”
Guest: Deborah Selsavage
Guest: Deborah Selsavage, President and CEO of Coping with Dementia, LLC., Inverness, FL.
Topic: “How to be the Best Advocate your Loved One in Long-Term Care”
Guest: Andrea Shaw
Guest: Andrea Shaw, LCSW, In-Home Psychotherapy for Older Adults, New York, NY
Topic: “Recognizing and Treating Depression for Yourself and Loved-One”
Guest: Judith Schwarz
Guest: Judith Schwarz, Ph.D., Clinical Coordinator, End of Life Choices New York. NY
Topic: “The 101 of Advance Care Planning”