Geriatric-Competent Care – Caring For Individuals With Alzheimer’s Disease And Related Dementias (2016)

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Based on continued interest in the content that was originally presented in 2015, the four webinars were presented again in June 2016. For more information on the 2015 series, click here (Meaningful Member Engagement Series 2015).

The Geriatric-Competent Care Webinar series – Caring for Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease – developed by the American Geriatrics Society in collaboration with The Lewin Group, hosted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office Integrated Care Resource Center, 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. The webinars are also intended for frontline community partners and delivery staff such as care managers, member service representatives, and home care providers.

Each webinar includes subject matter experts who introduce the specific topic and provide examples of how the issue has been addressed. Time is reserved for Q&A, practical discussion, and dialogue between participants and experts. Please feel free to email with inquiries and comments.

1. Presentation and Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

Live Webinar Air Date: June 14, 2016

2. After the Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease: Preparing the Patient and Caregivers

Live Webinar Air Date: June 30, 2016

3. Care Transitions to and from the Hospital for Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Live Webinar Air Date: July 19, 2016

4. Understanding and Responding to Behavioral Symptoms among Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Live Webinar Air Date: August 4, 2016