NIA/ACL Webinar Series: Webinar #5: Advanced Stage Dementia and Palliative Care

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.