Alzheimer’s Learning Day


With one in 10 people over the age of 65 living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, nearly everyone is touched by this disease in their lifetime.

On Alzheimer’s Learning Day in 2017, over 1,600 people committed to learning and sharing their experiences about Alzheimer’s. Through understanding and education, we will be better prepared to care for our loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia disorder.

Let’s keep the spirit of Alzheimer’s Learning Day going! These resources can be used and shared throughout the year.

LEARN

Webinars

Watch a webinar to enhance your knowledge about Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Whether you are a family or professional caregiver, these interactive webinars will provide tips and best practices for Alzheimer’s and dementia care.

Crash Course to Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

You’ve likely had a few “I don’t know how to deal with this!” moments over the course of your caregiving journey so far. Improve your caregiving know-how in 60 minutes by learning about practical tips, best practices and resources from the experts.

Expert Panel

  • C. Grace Whiting, J.D. Chief Operating Officer, National Alliance for Caregiving
  • David Gest, Home Instead Senior Care® franchise owner and family caregiver
  • Moderator: Lakelyn Hogan, Gerontologist and Caregiver Advocate, Home Instead Senior Care

Practical Ways You Can Improve Care for Dementia Clients

Learn from two experts in the field who can offer evidence-based recommendations and guidance regarding a variety of topics including the diagnosis process, care and treatment options, and communication with family caregivers.

Expert Panel

  • Diane Bovenkamp, Ph.D., Vice President, Scientific Affairs, BrightFocus Foundation
  • Laura Kahler, CAREGiverSM, Home Instead Senior Care
  • Moderator: Lakelyn Hogan, Gerontologist and Caregiver Advocate, Home Instead Senior Care

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