Virtual education programs will be offered during the pandemic.
Ask Me Anything About Alzheimer's
Watch a question-and-answer session about Alzheimer's and the latest in medical research with Paul Rosenberg, M.D. and Esther Oh, M.D. , Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins Memory and Alzheimer's Treatment Center.
Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors
Thursday, September 24, 2020, 10-11 a.m.
Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage. Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.
Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body
Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 10-11 a.m.
For centuries, we've known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.
The Impact of Public Policy Initiatives on Dementia Caregivers
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
This webinar is Session 3 of our three-part Dementia Care Consortium designed for social workers in the Dementia Care Field. Eric Colchamiro is the director of government affairs for the Greater Maryland Alzheimer's Association. He will lead the discussion.
The 16th Annual Pythias A. and Virginia I. Jones African American Community Forum on Memory Loss
Saturdays, November 7, 14, 21 and December 5, 2020
It's a free virtual forum.
A Zoom link will be sent after registering.
This year, we will host a free virtual four-part conference series for families and friends caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia. Join fellow caregivers to learn from experts who will cover various topics related to dementia care within the Black/African American community, including public health approaches to reducing the risk of dementia, social isolation and social distancing during COVID-19, healthy living, and telemedicine.