Training Opportunity: Navigating COVID-19: Supporting Individuals with Dementia and their Caregivers

 Date/Time: Tuesday, June 23rd, 12:00 – 1:30 pm EDT The current COVID-19 public health emergency presents new and unique challenges for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia (ADRD) as well as the family and friends providing care for them. Providers and health plans can play a key role in supporting individuals with ADRD and…

Webinar on Disaster Preparation for Elderly and Caregivers

The National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center will be presenting a webinar on disaster preparedness for older adults with dementia, and their caregivers, who are living in their own communities. The webinar will be live from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern Time on July 10, 2018. This webinar provides a brief overview of risk…

Spending on Dementia Care is Soaring

For the second straight year spending to treat patients with Alzheimer’s and other dementias will exceed a quarter of a trillion dollars, according to a new report from the Alzheimer’s Association. Every 65 seconds another American is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and, increasingly, dementia patients are aging at home, and a growing amount of spending to…