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Understanding the Impact of Dementia in Rural Communities
November 17 @ 4:00 am - 5:30 pm CST
This is a free, online event presented by the Alzheimer’s Association. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/3hb1x7L
Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer’s; the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia; stages and risk factors; current research and treatments available for some symptoms; and Alzheimer’s Association resources.
In honor of Rural Health Day, join our distinguished speakers, Subi Gandhi, PhD and Jennifer Edwards, PhD to understand more about dementia and its associated challenges in rural communities. Explore common safety concerns, the affects of limited access to healthcare and resources and stigma involving dementia. Finally, identify strategies to improve your services in rural communities.
1.0 CEU is available at no cost for social workers, licensed professional counselors, and nurses. This program is brought to you by the Alzheimer’s Association – North Central Texas Chapter and the North Central Area Health Education Center.