Geriatric-Competent Care – Caring for Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease Webinar Series

Developed by The American Geriatrics Society, in collaboration with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, The Lewin Group and Community Catalyst, this reprise webinar series is designed to help health professionals in all settings and disciplines expand their knowledge and skills in the unique aspects of caring for older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and in working with their caregivers. Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Education credit is available for these webinars at no cost to the participants. Please contact with any questions.

Tuesday July 19 (12-1:30 p.m. Eastern) – Webinar: Care Transitions to and from the Hospital for Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease

This webinar will present some of the core competencies on how to best prepare and ease the difficulties surrounding care transitions, particularly to and from a hospital environment for adults with dementia. 

Featured Speakers:

  • Kathryn Agarwal, MD, Section of Geriatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Karen Rose, PhD, RN, FAAN, School of Nursing, University of Virginia
  • Alan Stevens, PhD, Center for Applied Health Research, Baylor Scott & White

Please register for the webinar.

Thursday Aug. 4 (12-1:30 p.m. Eastern) – Webinar: Understanding and Responding to Behavioral Symptoms among Individuals with Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias

Registration information for this last webinar in the current series will be provided in The Dual Agenda when it becomes available.

Tuesday, July 26 (2:30-4 p.m. Eastern) – AHRQ Webinar: Shared Decision Making for Chronic Conditions and Long Term Care Planning

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is hosting a webinar that will examine how shared decision-making can be used to manage chronic conditions and facilitate the long term care planning needs of aging Veterans and other adults with chronic conditions.

Please register for the webinar.