Alzheimer’s Webinar Series
The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline, in partnership with ACL, n4a, and the Eldercare Locator, is hosting this series to ensure professionals are knowledgeable about the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and brain health on American families, and have an understanding of critical community resources and supports.
Webinar 1 | Alzheimer’s Facts, Figures and Resources: Connecting people to the help they need
Thursday, April 25, 2:00-3:30 PM ET
This webinar explores critical findings from the newly released 2019 Alzheimer’s Association Facts & Figures Report, including current prevalence and impact on American families, risk factors, impact on caregivers, and national cost of care. This includes significant findings and attitudes toward annual cognitive assessment among seniors and primary care physicians. Participants will learn how to access tools and resources support families impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
Webinar 2 | Alzheimer’s and Brain Health: What you should know and what you can do
Thursday, May 9, 2:00-3:30 PM ET This webinar explains the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia diseases and practical, research-based lifestyle strategies for aging with a healthy brain and reducing the risk of cognitive decline. Learn the latest Alzheimer’s and brain health research including exciting studies happening now. Receive tips for how to be a savvy consumer of the news and detect fact from fiction when you hear amazing claims about Alzheimer’s research
This 2019 Alzheimer’s Webinar Series is part of the National Alzheimer’s Contact Center project, supported in part by ACL grant number 90ADCC0001.