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ACL/AoA/AIDD Webinar (2012): The National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease (August 21, 2012)
Webinar on The National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease

The National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease defines ways that federal and state government, along with private and nonprofit organizations, should collaborate to confront Alzheimer's - from earlier diagnosis to creating more resources to help families care for their loved ones at home. This webinar will introduce key National Plan goals and actions useful to those who provide home and community-based services for older adults and individuals with disabilities, including actions focused on people with intellectual disabilities.

Also: NAPA

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

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ACL/AoA/AIDD Webinar (2012): The National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease (August 21, 2012)
Webinar on The National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease

The National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease defines ways that federal and state government, along with private and nonprofit organizations, should collaborate to confront Alzheimer's - from earlier diagnosis to creating more resources to help families care for their loved ones at home. This webinar will introduce key National Plan goals and actions useful to those who provide home and community-based services for older adults and individuals with disabilities, including actions focused on people with intellectual disabilities.

Also: NAPA

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

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ACL/AoA/AIDD Webinar (2012): The National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease (August 21, 2012)
Webinar on The National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease

The National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease defines ways that federal and state government, along with private and nonprofit organizations, should collaborate to confront Alzheimer's - from earlier diagnosis to creating more resources to help families care for their loved ones at home. This webinar will introduce key National Plan goals and actions useful to those who provide home and community-based services for older adults and individuals with disabilities, including actions focused on people with intellectual disabilities.

Also: NAPA

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

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ACL/CDC/NIA 2017 Webinar Series (#1 0f 3):
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resources You Can Use (03/01/17)

This Webinar, aired March 1, 2017, provides an update on Alzheimer's and dementia issues and resources, including:
• What's new with consumer, caregiver, and professional resources on dementia
• Helpful resources on areas of special interest:
• Veterans and their caregivers
• Financial exploitation
• Depression & dementia
• How the federal government is implementing the National Alzheimer’s Plan, including the overall direction of the plan and its 2017 changes
Presenters:
• Tanya Friese, DNP, RN, CNL USN (Ret.), Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Educational Coordinator, Road Home Program, Rush University Medical Center
• Peter Lichtenberg, PhD, Director, Institute of Gerontology and Professor of Psychology, Wayne State University
• Lisa McGuire, PhD, Lead, Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging Program, CDC
• Mark Snowden, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington
• Amy Wiatr-Rodriguez, MSW, Aging Services Program Specialist, ACL

Also: consumer information, caregiver, NAPA, staff training

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ACL/CDC/NIA 2017 Webinar Series (#1 0f 3):
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resources You Can Use (03/01/17)

This Webinar, aired March 1, 2017, provides an update on Alzheimer's and dementia issues and resources, including:
• What's new with consumer, caregiver, and professional resources on dementia
• Helpful resources on areas of special interest:
• Veterans and their caregivers
• Financial exploitation
• Depression & dementia
• How the federal government is implementing the National Alzheimer’s Plan, including the overall direction of the plan and its 2017 changes
Presenters:
• Tanya Friese, DNP, RN, CNL USN (Ret.), Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Educational Coordinator, Road Home Program, Rush University Medical Center
• Peter Lichtenberg, PhD, Director, Institute of Gerontology and Professor of Psychology, Wayne State University
• Lisa McGuire, PhD, Lead, Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging Program, CDC
• Mark Snowden, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington
• Amy Wiatr-Rodriguez, MSW, Aging Services Program Specialist, ACL

Also: consumer information, caregiver, NAPA, staff training

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ACL/CDC/NIA Webinar Series on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: Webinar #1 (September 22, 2015):
Alzheimer's and Dementia: Resources You Can Use

Topic: federal consumer, caregiver and family Alzheimer’s resources; and, federally supported Alzheimer's and dementia resources for professionals.

Speakers are Ruth Drew, M.S., Director of Family and Information Services at the ACL-funded National Alzheimer's Call Center at the Alzheimer's Association; and Amy Wiatr-Rodriguez, MSW, Aging Services Program Specialist in the Chicago regional office of ACL.

Also: consumer information, caregiver, staff training

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ACL/CDC/NIA Webinar Series on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: Webinar #1 (September 22, 2015):
Alzheimer's and Dementia: Resources You Can Use

Topic: federal consumer, caregiver and family Alzheimer’s resources; and, federally supported Alzheimer's and dementia resources for professionals.

Speakers are Ruth Drew, M.S., Director of Family and Information Services at the ACL-funded National Alzheimer's Call Center at the Alzheimer's Association; and Amy Wiatr-Rodriguez, MSW, Aging Services Program Specialist in the Chicago regional office of ACL.

Also: consumer information, caregiver, staff training

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ACL/CDC/NIA Webinar Series on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: Webinar #1 (September 22, 2015):
Alzheimer's and Dementia: Resources You Can Use

Topic: federal consumer, caregiver and family Alzheimer’s resources; and, federally supported Alzheimer's and dementia resources for professionals.

Speakers are Ruth Drew, M.S., Director of Family and Information Services at the ACL-funded National Alzheimer's Call Center at the Alzheimer's Association; and Amy Wiatr-Rodriguez, MSW, Aging Services Program Specialist in the Chicago regional office of ACL.

Also: consumer information, caregiver, staff training

PDF icon Resources (PDF, 318 KB)

ACL/CDC/NIA Webinar Series on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias: Webinar #1 (September 22, 2015):
Alzheimer's and Dementia: Resources You Can Use

Topic: federal consumer, caregiver and family Alzheimer’s resources; and, federally supported Alzheimer's and dementia resources for professionals.

Speakers are Ruth Drew, M.S., Director of Family and Information Services at the ACL-funded National Alzheimer's Call Center at the Alzheimer's Association; and Amy Wiatr-Rodriguez, MSW, Aging Services Program Specialist in the Chicago regional office of ACL.

Also: consumer information, caregiver, staff training

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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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