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ICYMI: Understanding Alzheimer's & Dementia with the Alzheimer's Association

In case you missed it, below is a link to the the first "Know Us Before You Need Us" virtual program in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association focused on Alzheimer's Disease and how palliative care and hospice care can support people living with Azheimer's Dementia and their caregivers.

Featured speakers included Lisa Rizia, RN from Talbot Hospice and Nancy Rodriguez-Weller, RPh., FASC of UMES School of Pharmacy and Health Professions.

Click here to watch the presentation and save the dates for the next sessions in this series!

 

Wednesday, May 19th: Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease 

Learn about important legal and financial issues to consider, how to put plans in place, and how to access legal and financial resources in your community.

Featuring speakers include: legal expert Lee Gordon from Parker Counts and financial expert, Deborah H. Walsworth Managing Partner, BSC Group LLC. 

 

Wednesday, June 16th: Self-Care for the Caregiver 

Learning how to access resources within the community will support your journey as a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. We will discuss caregiver tips and strategies to respond to some common behaviors exhibited by individuals living with dementia, such as agitation, and confusion.

Featured speakers include: Lindy Barton (Talbot Hospice), Jody Gunn (Talbot Hospice), and Cynthia Prud’homme (Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Maryland Chapter).

 

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