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NNLM Webinar: Partnering Together to Support Alzheimer’s Caregivers in Diverse Communities

Posted by on November 5th, 2020 Posted in: Chronic Disease, National Library of Medicine News, Senior, Webinars
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The number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s is growing — and growing fast. Today, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. 1 in 10 people aged 65 and older. The number of people living with Alzheimer’s is expected to reach nearly 14 million by mid-century.

In this webinar, the Alzheimer’s Association will provide the latest findings from the 2020 Alzheimer’s Association Facts & Figures Report including current prevalence and impact on American families, risk factors, impact on caregivers, and national cost of care. Participants will learn how to access tools and resources to support families impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementias and discuss local collaboration opportunities with our 75 chapters nationwide.

Date: Tuesday, Nov 10, 2020, 3:00PM – 4:00PM ET

Presenters:
Melanie Smith, Director, Care and Support, Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter

Sara Murphy, Vice President Programs and Services, Alzheimer’s Association Greater Pennsylvania Chapter

Rob Lesher, PA Forward™ Program Manager, Pennsylvania Library Association

Registration is free.

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Emily Hamstra is the Outreach & Access Coordinator for NNLM Region 5.

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This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.​

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