Global Aging: Alzheimer’s Around the World

Start time
10:00 AM Pacific
End time
11:00 AM Pacific

Part of the MindAlert Series, sponsored by MetLife Foundation

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Includes Complimentary CEUs

Approximately 44 million people are living with dementia around the world. This web seminar will explore their common issues and varying challenges due to cultural differences. The presenter will also highlight useful tools for working with persons with dementia who are from lower and middle-income countries.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Identify three common themes in dementia care issues around the world;
  • Discuss the role of culture in the identification and treatment of dementia;
  • Name at least three key evidence-based resources for persons with dementia and their caregivers from outside the United States that have application here at home; and,
  • Identify at least two leading global health resource organizations on dementia.

Presenter:

Michael Splaine is owner and principal of Splaine Consulting, a small advocacy and government affairs consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., and the public policy adviser to Alzheimer’s Disease International. Immediately before starting this company, Splaine was director of State Government Affairs in the Public Policy Division of the U.S. Alzheimer’s Association.