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NIA/ACL Webinar Series (2013): Webinar #1 (May 23, 2013):
Updates on Alzheimer’s Disease Research and Resources

Speakers include: Jane Tilly, Doctor of Public Health with the Office of Supportive and Caregivers Services in the Administration on Aging within the Administration for Community Living. Nina Silverberg Ph.D., Assistant Director, the Alzheimer’s Disease Center Program with the National Institute on Ageing. Jennifer Martindale-Adams a Doctor of Education and Co-director with the Caregiver Center of the Memphis V.A. Medical Center. David Parris, Senior Associate Director who’s filling in for Ruth Drew of the Alzheimer’s Association. Mary Osborne, Program Manager with Eldercare Locater of n4a. Jennifer Watson, Project Officer with the Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral or ADEAR Center with the National Institute on Aging. Reisa Sperling, M.D., Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School; Director, Center for Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Harvard Aging Brain Study at Massachusetts General Hospital.Melissa Gerald, Ph.D., Division of Behavioral and Social Research with NIA.

Also: Consumer information, caregiver, systems

Audio is available upon request. Please contact Erin Long at erin.long@acl.hhs.gov.

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NIA/ACL Webinar Series (2013): Webinar #1 (May 23, 2013):
Updates on Alzheimer’s Disease Research and Resources

Speakers include: Jane Tilly, Doctor of Public Health with the Office of Supportive and Caregivers Services in the Administration on Aging within the Administration for Community Living. Nina Silverberg Ph.D., Assistant Director, the Alzheimer’s Disease Center Program with the National Institute on Ageing. Jennifer Martindale-Adams a Doctor of Education and Co-director with the Caregiver Center of the Memphis V.A. Medical Center. David Parris, Senior Associate Director who’s filling in for Ruth Drew of the Alzheimer’s Association. Mary Osborne, Program Manager with Eldercare Locater of n4a. Jennifer Watson, Project Officer with the Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral or ADEAR Center with the National Institute on Aging. Reisa Sperling, M.D., Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School; Director, Center for Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Harvard Aging Brain Study at Massachusetts General Hospital.Melissa Gerald, Ph.D., Division of Behavioral and Social Research with NIA.

Also: Consumer information, caregiver, systems

Audio is available upon request. Please contact Erin Long at erin.long@acl.hhs.gov.

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NIA/ACL Webinar Series (2012):
National Institute on Aging (NIA) at NIH and the Administration on Aging within the Administration for Community Living (ACL) Webinar Series on Alzheimer’s Disease (2012):

2012 Linking the Aging Network and Alzheimer’s Disease Centers (ADCs) Webinar Series

Presenters: Michelle Washko, PhD, Office of Policy Analysis and Development, ACL Nina Silverberg, PhD, Assistant Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Centers Program, NIA Diana R. Kerwin, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine-Geriatrics, Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Raj C. Shah, MD, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine and Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center Jennifer Watson, Project Officer, ADEAR Center, NIA Martha Tierney, Team Lead, National Alzheimer’s Contact Center, Alzheimer’s Association

Also: ADC, Federal resources, community resources, systems

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NADRC:
Dementia Capability Assessment Tool

This assessment tool is designed to measure the dementia capability of the long-term services and supports in various organizations. The information resulting from this assessment will assist in measuring changes in dementia capability over time

Also: dementia-capability, staff training, identifying cognitive impairment, quality assurance, resource, service provision, assessments

NADRC:
Dementia Capability Assessment Tool

This assessment tool is designed to measure the dementia capability of the long-term services and supports in various organizations. The information resulting from this assessment will assist in measuring changes in dementia capability over time

Also: dementia-capability, staff training, identifying cognitive impairment, quality assurance, resource, service provision, assessments

File NADRC Dementia Capability Assessment

NADRC Webinar Series 2015 (February 12, 2015): Concepts and Examples of Dementia Capability (weblink)

Presenter: Jane Tilly, DrPH, Dr. David Reuben, MD, Gretchen Dobervich

Also Dementia Capable: dementia-capability, staff training, identifying cognitive impairment, quality assurance, resource, service provision

PLEASE NOTE: Captions will automatically appear on the left side of the screen and the Closed Captioning tab in Youtube will not work.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWtJl8kHKJA

NADRC Webinar Series 2015 (December 17, 2015) Evaluating Dementia Programs (weblink)

This informative webinar addresses the various components for evaluating dementia programs including why and when program evaluation should be conducted, the basics of designing and conducting an evaluation, and how to use results of an evaluation to support program activities.
Presenter: Michael Lepore, Ph.D.

Also: Assessment: assessments, evaluation, outcome, measure, quality,

PLEASE NOTE: Captions will automatically appear on the left side of the screen and the Closed Captioning tab in Youtube will not work.

https://youtu.be/TisafzipNNI

NADRC Webinar Series 2015 (December 11, 2014) Hospital and Emergency Department Use Among Medicare Beneficiaries with Dementia: Variations by Residential Setting and Proximity to Death (weblink)

Presenters: Josh Wiener and Zhanlian Feng

Also: Emergency room use, ER, care transfer

PLEASE NOTE: Captions will automatically appear on the left side of the screen and the Closed Captioning tab in Youtube will not work.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSTTnGrA73I

In this web seminar, discover the types of stigma that can affect persons living with dementia. Learn about the role language plays in stigma around Alzheimer’s disease, including how it perpetuates stigma and how it helps heal the injuries created by it. Acquire everyday strategies for countering stigma through person-centered approaches. Hear from a person with early stage dementia about her experiences related to these issues.

Presenters: Dr. Cynthia Huling-Hummel and Dr. Shana Stites

The presentation can be accessed at: https://youtu.be/BdMlxTuQB3w
PLEASE NOTE: Captions will automatically appear on the bottom of your screen.

PDF icon Messages We Send:Stigma Toward Persons Living with Dementia

ACL/CDC/NIA Webinar Series on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias: Webinar #2 (August 28, 2014):
Community Collaborations for Assisting People with Alzheimer’s and Dementias: The Steps to Success

Topics: Act on Alzheimer’s in Minnesota; Illinois Cognitive Resources Network; Massachusetts dementia screening tool and the Massachusetts Silver Alert Project.

Speakers include: Olivia Mastry, JD and MPH Executive Lead with Act on Alzheimer’s; Raj Shah, MD, Associate Professor, Family Medicine and Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center with Rush University Medical Center; and Adam Frank, BA, Grant Coordinator with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs

Also: community resources, systems

Audio is available upon request. Please contact Erin Long at erin.long@acl.hhs.gov.

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