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Free Webinar Series for Dementia Family Caregivers

Finding Meaning and Hope: A Free Discussion Series for Dementia Family Caregivers Finding Meaning and Hope is a free 10-week discussion series for dementia family caregivers where participants discuss how to regain hope and build resilience when dealing with the complexities of ongoing loss associated with caring for someone with dementia. Participants learn skills to stay strong, healthy,Continue reading “Free Webinar Series for Dementia Family Caregivers”

Upcoming Virtual Event Offered by Region IV Area Agency on Aging

The Region IV Area Agency on Aging is hosting a virtual event to engage communities in conversation around Alzheimer’s and dementia, and we thought you may be interested in attending! Please find more information below: Region IV Area Agency on Aging (RIV AAA) proudly presents “Fortune Cookies,” a virtual event aimed at engaging people impactedContinue reading “Upcoming Virtual Event Offered by Region IV Area Agency on Aging”

Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center Sponsors Caregiver Workshop: “Resiliency and Coping Strategies for Dementia Caregivers”

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease can be all-consuming, especially as tasks and responsibilities continue to change and become more involved as the disease progresses. It is crucial that caregivers find the right balance between caring for their loved one and caring for themselves. Join Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center’s Community Engagement Coordinator, Michael Pessman andContinue reading “Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center Sponsors Caregiver Workshop: “Resiliency and Coping Strategies for Dementia Caregivers””

Register Today for the Dementia Leadership Series

Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center and Leading Age Illinois are thrilled to sponsor the Dementia Leadership Series. This virtual event, to be held on Thursday, March 3, is designed to teach specialized skills and competencies to those involved in dementia care. CE credits are available for professionals. Registration deadline is February 28. Register today! https://leadingageil.org/Education/UpcomingEvents.aspx

E4 Center Presents: “Older African Americans and Mental Health

Sponsored by E4 Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Disparities in Aging, Rush University Medical Center and SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration CEU’s are available. Speakers: Martha R. Crowther, PhD, MPH and Danielle McDuffie, MA Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2022 Time: 10am–12pm PT/11am-1pm MT/12-2pm CT/1-3pm ET African American older adults are more likely toContinue reading “E4 Center Presents: “Older African Americans and Mental Health”

Webinar: “Don’t Worry About It. Treating Anxiety Disorders in Geriatrics”

Presented by The Utah Geriatric Education Consortium (UGEC) Age-Friendly Long-Term Services & Supports ECHO in Partnership with Comagine Health Following the Project ECHO Model, UGEC Age-Friendly LTSS ECHO webinar sessions utilize case-based learning and mentorship to help community providers gain the expertise required to provide needed care and/or services to older adults. These sessions areContinue reading “Webinar: “Don’t Worry About It. Treating Anxiety Disorders in Geriatrics””