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2013 NIA/ACL Webinar Series: Webinar #5 (September 24, 2013):
Advanced Stage Dementia and Palliative Care

The focus of this webinar will be on the clinical course and care of people with advanced dementia as supported by research in both nursing home and home and community-based settings. Discussion will include research directions and opportunities, including recruitment, as well as specialized resources.

Speakers include: Basil Eldadah, M.D., Ph.D, with the Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology in the National Institute on Aging. Susan L. Mitchell, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine with Harvard Medical School, and Senior Scientist, Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research. Greg Sachs, MD, FACP, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine, also Investigator with IU Center for Aging Research at Regenstrief Institute Inc. Greg Link, Aging Services Program Specialist, Office of Caregiver and Supportive Services, in the Administration on Aging/ Administration for Community Living.

End-of-Life: palliative, terminal care, hospice, care planning, resuscitation orders

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

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2014 NADRC Webinar
Preferences for Care and Lifestyle as Expressed by People with Dementia

Presenters: Heather L. Menne, Senior Research Scientist, Margaret Blenkner Research Institute, and, Sam Fazio, PhD, Alzheimer's Association
The National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center presented the webinar: Preferences for Care and Lifestyle as Expressed by People with Dementia on June 12, 2014.

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

2014 NADRC Webinar (September 11, 2014):
Palliative Care for Dementia Patients (weblink)

Presenter: Dr. Laurel Coleman

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=XFJl8tAcsAI

2014 NADRC Webinar Series (September 23, 2014):
Tools for Screening, Identification, Referral, and Care Planning for People with Alzheimer Disease and Their Caregivers Cognition Memory Items in Federal Assessment Instruments (weblink)

Presenters: Lisa Lines, and Sari Shuman, RTI
The National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center presented the webinar: Tools for Screening, Identification, Referral, and Care Planning for People with Alzheimer Disease and Their Caregivers; and Review of Cognition and Memory Items in Federal Assessment Instruments on: September 23, 2014

Also: Minimum Data Set (MDS); Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS); Continuity Assessment Record and Evaluation (CARE) Tool for Home Health and Institutional Admission; diagnoses, examinations, screening, patient assessment, needs assessment, test, testing

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=OM-nNM_hfS8

2014 NADRC Webinar:
Strategies for Reaching Diverse Populations with Dementia

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

2015 NADRC Webinar (April 23, 2015):
Behavioral Symptom Management Training for Family Caregivers (weblink)

Presenters: Linda Teri, PhD and Jennifer Mead, MPH
This webinar will provide participants with information on behavioral symptom management training for family caregivers of people with dementia and how one program was implemented into the community. Linda Teri, PhD will speak about the importance about behavioral symptom management training and the ABC approach for addressing behavioral symptoms. Jennifer Mead, MPH will speak about the implementation of the ABC approach into the STAR-C program in Oregon and practical considerations when implementing this type of program.

Also: Behavior: symptom, symptoms, mechanisms, moderate, early-stage, late-stage, non-pharmacological, non-pharmacologic; Training: activity, activities, curriculum, education, family, health professional, program, programs, staff

Presenter: 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=7hjZUwxu1D8&feature=youtu.be

2015 NADRC Webinar (February 26, 2015):
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Dementia - Experiences of a Family Advocate and Promising Practices (weblink)

Presenters: Phil McCallion, Ph.D. and Mary Hogan, MAT and Family Advocate
The webinar will provide participants with information on personal experiences, advocacy efforts, and helpful practices for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and dementia. Mary Hogan will speak about her personal experience as guardian for her late brother and an advocate for her brother and others with intellectual and developmental disabilities and dementia. Phil McCallion will speak about promising practices of how to work with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and dementia.

Also: IDD/Down: Down syndrome, intellectual disability, development disorder

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=9InPkfPZcfo&feature=youtu.be

2015 NADRC Webinar (July 30, 2015):
Identifying and Supporting People With Dementia Who Live Alone Part 1 and Part 2 (weblinks)

Presenter: Michael Lepore, Ph.D. , Penny Harris, Ph.D.
The webinar will focus on the issue of Persons Living Alone with Dementia. Participants will learn about prevalence and characteristics of people with dementia who live alone, signs of self-neglect and intervention strategies, and the experiences of people with dementia who live alone.

Also: Live Alone: live-alones, single person, widowhood, unmarried; Decision Making: autonomy, capacity, care planning, competency, ethics, financial capacity, informed consent, shared decision-making, care management

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

Part 1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unLwLZZ32bo

Part 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pGdDB76QB0U

2015 NADRC Webinar (July 9, 2015):
Maximizing Independence (MIND) at Home Program: Introduction and Lessons Learned (weblink)

Presenter: Dr. Quincy Samus
This webinar will provide participants with information on the program Maximizing Independence (MIND) at Home. MIND at Home uses evidence-supported care practices with people with dementia to determine if these practices could delay or prevent the need to move from home to another setting, such as an assisted living facility or nursing home.

Also: Evidence-based: evidenced-based, evidence based

Presenter: 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=t5Yor8T8vAw&feature=youtu.be

2015 NADRC Webinar (June 11, 2015):
National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA) Update (weblink)

Presenter: Rohini Khillan
This webinar will provide participants with information on NAPA. In particular, NAPA will be discussed as it relates to care and services for people with dementia and their caregivers and how updates to NAPA influence practice.

Also: National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA)

Presenter: 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/FIpoQ6kY0Z0

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