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Grantmakers in Aging Webinar

July 28, 2022

Webinar Series: Innovation and Hope: Building Momentum to Address Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

A partnership between Grantmakers In Aging and the Helen Daniels Bader Alzheimer’s & Health Aging Speaker Series

Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are of deep concern to older people, families, aging service providers, policymakers, and of course, grantmakers. Despite the fear and stigma related to these diseases, there is a groundswell of innovation generating new approaches to dementia care, research, and policy. This webinar series, supported by Bader Philanthropies, will gather the nation’s leading thinkers, funders, and implementers to provide an up-to-the-minute, comprehensive look at the community, program, policy, and scientific responses to this global public health challenge.

Upcoming Webinar:  It Takes a Community: Collective Responses to Improve Quality of Life for People with Dementia

Thursday, July 28, 12:00 – 1:00 PM Eastern

Community or collective efforts to create environments that support the unique needs of people living with dementia can mitigate challenging symptoms, increase social participation, and inspire joy. This webinar will describe collaborations that embrace the local community as a way to help individuals facing Alzheimer’s and dementia.

John Zeisel, Founder and Emeritus Board Member, I’m Still Here Foundation
Erica Arnold, Assistant Director of Life Enrichment, Poydras Home, New Orleans
Kristine Shah, Executive Director, Arlington Council on Aging
Mary Anne Grant, Executive Director, I’m Still Here Foundation

Click here to register.