Currently, more than five million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease. Training for the primary care workforce about dementia, and caring for those affected, is essential.
Shawnee Alliance in collaboration with SIU-Family Practice Memory Clinic, SIU-School of Social Work Dr. Elaine Jurkowski and the Carbondale Regional Alzheimer representative will be offering the Savvy Caregiver Program course starting in September 28th thru November 2nd. To reach the persons we feel could benefit, the Memory Clinic will be reaching out to their patients…Read more »
Discussing memory concerns with your patients can be difficult. Alzheimer’s and other dementias are complex, and patients often have a lot of questions and concerns. To help you prepare for these visits, the Alzheimer’s Association® presents Challenging Conversations About Dementia. The five-module online course covers: Counseling the Worried Well Patient: Review of Alzheimer’s Disease and…Read more »
Get up to speed on the latest in Alzheimer’s and dementia, and learn what you need to know to inform, educate, and empower community members, people with dementia, and family caregivers. Presented by the National Institute on Aging (NIA/NIH), the Administration for Community Living (ACL), and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Free continuing education…Read more »
Dementia Friendly America, a national collaborative just launched the Dementia Friends program in the United States. Dementia Friends is a global initiative that began in the United Kingdom and aims to empower and educate individuals about dementia. Dementia Friends is designed to raise awareness about dementia and educate individuals and communities about how they can…Read more »
CATCH-ON collaborators and partners, in consultation with the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), older adults, family caregivers, and technical experts, developed online education modules for health and aging professionals and for lay learners that is person-centered and appropriate for a diverse older adult population. The modules are free and you can receive 1 CE/CME/CNE.…Read more »
Resources for Integrated Care is a contract through the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office (MMCO) that supports providers in their efforts to deliver more integrated, coordinated care to Medicare-Medicaid enrollees. The Resources for Integrated Care develops technical assistance and actionable tools based on successful innovations and care models. Based on continued interest in the content that was…Read more »