A Public Health Approach to Caregiving: Insights and Strategies From CDC's Healthy Brain Road Map Series

Start time
1:00 PM Pacific
End time
2:00 PM Pacific

Part of the Virtual AiA20

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Includes complimentary CEs

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The CDC's new edition in the Road Map Series (The Healthy Brain Initiative: State and Local Public Health Partnerships to Address Dementia and Healthy Brain Initiative Road Map for Indian Country) outlines actions that can be used by health departments and others to support caregivers and improve quality of life. Data about caregivers, their characteristics, tasks and challenges is important for planning a public health response. The public health approach, data for action and examples of successful public health interventions will be discussed.

Participants in this webinar will be able to:

  • Name three actions from the Road Map pertaining to caregiving
  • Understand the type of data available from the CDC on caregiving
  • Describe at least two examples of innovative population-based approaches to caregiver support

Presenters:

Valerie Edwards, PhD, Retired and Former Health Scientist, CDC National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Kenneth Hepburn, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean for Research, School of Nursing, Emory University;

David Hoffman, PhD, Associate Professor, Ethics and Health Policy, Director, Healthcare Management Program, Sisters of Mercy

Heidi Hold, MPA, Public Health Advisor, Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Lisa McGuire, PhD, Lead, Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging Program, CDC National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

Nia Reed, PhD, ORISE Fellow, Alzheimer's Disease and Healthy Aging Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention