RIC Event: Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) Caregiver Support Programs: Building and Leveraging Support Systems Webinar

Event Start Date: September 19, 2022 - 12:00 PM EDT
Event End Date: September 19, 2022 - 1:30 PM EDT

Video Recording:



Individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid are almost three times as likely to have Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) as people eligible for Medicare only,1 and 20 percent of all dually eligible individuals aged 65 and over are diagnosed with ADRD.2 The tools, resources, and strategies presented in this webinar will be directly related to the needs of dually eligible individuals and their caregivers.

This webinar explores innovative ways that health equity and caregiver support are addressed across ADRD programs supporting dually eligible people living with ADRD. The event speakers review various strategies and lessons learned from existing programs for ensuring caregivers have the supports they need to care for a person living with ADRD, and speakers also describe strategies for health plans to consider to support providers in their work with caregivers.

By the end of this webinar, participants should be able to meet the following learning objectives:

  1. Identify unique challenges and needs for caregivers of those living with ADRD
  2. Deliver innovative strategies and share examples of programs to support caregivers
  3. Provide strategies that support the unique needs of diverse or underserved communities and address health equity
  4. Share lessons learned from implementation of caregiver support programs over the past 5-10 years

Featured Speakers:

  • Dr. David B. Reuben, MD, Chief, Division of Geriatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles; Director, UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care (ADC) Program
  • Dr. Debra Cherry, PhD, Clinical Psychologist and Executive Vice President, Alzheimer’s Los Angeles
  • Linda Wade-Bickel, RN, BSN, MBA, Senior Director, Population Health & Clinical Operations, Health Net
  • Anita Chacon Terry, RN, BSN, CCM, PHN, Manager, Care Management, Health Net
  • Ed Mariscal, MS, Director, Public Programs and Long-Term Services & Supports, Health Net

Intended Audience:

This webinar is intended for a wide range of stakeholders, including frontline workers, LTSS providers and provider organizations (nursing facilities, adult day programs, assisted living facilities, home health care, and community-based agencies), and staff at Medicare-Medicaid Plans, Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans, managed LTSS plans, and consumer organizations interested in strategies and best practices for building and expanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) caregiver support programs.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit Information:


  • This program, presented by The Lewin Group, is approved by the National Association of Social Workers.

CE Credit

  • National Association of Social Workers – This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886791040-4776) for 1 continuing education contact hour. 
    • The following states do not accept National CE Approval Programs and require individual program/provider application processes:
      • New Jersey (Applications may be filed with the NASW New Jersey Chapter)
      • New York (Applications may be filed with the NASW New York State Chapter)
      • West Virginia
    • The following Board does not have Continuing Education Requirements: Puerto Rico.

Individuals are strongly encouraged to check with their specific licensing boards or other agencies to confirm that courses taken from these accrediting bodies will be accepted by that entity.


  • Webinar participants seeking CE credit should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • A score of at least 80 percent on the post-test must be achieved in order to obtain CEs.
  • Estimated time to participate in the webinar: 1.5 hours including introductory information and interactive Q&A.
  • Participants will be led through the following requirements after signing into and participating in the webinar:
    • Read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures
    • Complete the pre-test
    • Participate in the webinar
    • Complete the post-test and program evaluation form

Registration Information:

After clicking the registration link hosted on https://www.resourcesforintegratedcare.com and completing the registration form, you will receive an email from do_not_reply@on24event.com containing event log-on information. The email also contains an attachment that, when opened, will save the event log-on information to an Outlook calendar. Check your junk email folder if you don’t promptly see an event log-on email in your Inbox.

Viewing the Event:

On the day of the live event, please use the web link to join the webinar. You can access the platform using a computer, smart phone, or tablet. The audio portion of the presentation will automatically stream through your computer/device speakers. Please make sure that the volume on your speakers is turned up. Phone dial-in information will also be available during the live event if you are unable to listen to the audio through the computer/device speakers.

For individuals that will be away from a computer, smart phone, or tablet on the day of the live webinar event, please email us at RIC@lewin.com to request dial-in information.

Due to high demand on technical platforms, it is possible that some users may experience challenges in accessing the live event. If you experience difficulty logging in or for any reason are unable to attend, note that the event recording will be available to view “On-Demand” approximately 45 minutes after the conclusion of the event. You can access the “On-Demand” recording at any time by clicking the registration link. If you have questions for presenters ahead of the live event, please submit those through the registration form. If you have any questions after viewing the live or “On-Demand” event, please email us at RIC@lewin.com.


Webinar Slides

1Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. (2017). National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease: 2017 Update. Strategy 2.H: Improve Care for Populations Disproportionately Affected by Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias, and Population Facing Care Challenges. Retrieved from https://aspe.hhs.gov/reports/national-plan-address-alzheimers-disease-2017-update-0#strat-2h.

2The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission. (2017). Beneficiaries Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. Retrieved from https://www.macpac.gov/publication/data-book-beneficiaries-dually-eligible-for-medicare-and-medicaid-3/.