Addressing Health Disparities in People Living with Dementia 


Date: Thu, Aug 2, 2018 4:49 PM PDT 59 mins                                                                                                                                                          


10:00 AM Pacific / 11:00 AM Mountain / 12:00 PM Central/ 1:00 PM Eastern



In this webinar, Andrea Garr will provide an overview of the United Family Caregivers project in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and what she has learned from her experience with this project. She will also discuss best practices when working in cross cultural environments with African American caregivers. Dr. Lisa Barnes’ portion of the presentation will focus on disparities in Alzheimer’s dementia and cognitive impairment as it relates to African Americans. She will discuss some of the most widely cited reasons for the disparities and describe findings on risk factors for cognitive decline from her cohort study, the Minority Aging Research Study.


Part of the National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center webinar series sponsored by the Administration for Community Living.


Presenters: Andrea Garr, Lisa Barnes  



The American Society on Aging has discontinued the call-in phone number for our webinars. Audio for this webinar will be broadcast only via VoIP (your computer speakers).

Group viewings are encouraged, but please note only the registrant who logs on and joins the webcast is eligible for the CEUs. Each individual who will be claiming CEUs needs to register and log into the event using their email address so we can verify their attendance.


Already Registered? Log In Now

Complete this form to enter the webcast.
(* indicates required field)