NIA, AoA to Host Webinar Series on Alzheimer’s Disease and Tools for Caregivers

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the Administration on Aging (AoA), in partnership with grantees including the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center, and the Eldercare Locator are partnering to host a free webinar series to improve coordination of resources available to assist persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias and their family caregivers.  All are invited and welcome to sign up for all three webinars or one or two of interest.

  • Webinar #1:  Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias: Basic/Refresher Information and Current Updates for the Aging Network on Symptoms, Diagnoses and Treatments – Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 from 1:30 to 3 p.m.  ET
  • Webinar #2:  On-line Tools and Resources to Assist Individuals with Dementia and Caregivers: National Alzheimer’s Contact Center, Eldercare Locator and ADEAR (Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center) – Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 from 1:30 to 3 p.m.  ET
  • Webinar #3:  Connecting the Aging Network, Individuals with Dementia, and Caregivers with Research Opportunities – Thursday, July 12th, 2012 from 1:30 to 3 p.m.  ET

For more information on the webinars (i.e. agendas, presenters) and/or to registration please visit www.aoa.gov/aoaroot/Press_Room/News/2012/2012_04_24.aspx.  Please visit NIA and/or AoA for more information on their organizations, programs, services, and events.  For more information NIDRR-funded research and other resources related to Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias please visit NARIC online at www.naric.com, email us at naricinfo@heitechservices.com, or call and speak to one of our information specialists at 800/3416-2742.

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Media Specialist for the National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC) funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) through Administration for Community Living (ACL) under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
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