Alzheimer’s disease in the Hispanic/Latinx community -Symposium - ZOOM

page1image3993646256 Annual Hispanic Symposium

Presented in English followed by a Spanish program

Friday October 9, 2020 10am-12:30 pm ET

This event will be held over the Zoom platform. Join us using a computer or telephone. Registration is required.

The symposium will educate professionals about the impact and prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease in the Hispanic/Latinx community. The presentation will discuss challenges Spanish speaking families encounter with diagnosis, information learned through clinical trials and what activities we can do with a person living with Alzheimer’s.

Keynote Speaker: Maria Carrillo, Ph.D. Chief Science Officer, Alzheimer’s Association

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and all other Dementia in the Latinx Community: What we know and what we still need to learn through research.

Speaker: Nellie Escalante
Senior Program Coordinator, Arts & Minds

How to improve quality of life for people living with Alzheimer’s and all other dementia by engaging in art-centered activities.

Register for this free event by calling 800.272.3900, emaling Maribeth Madigan at mamadigan@alz.org or by visiting action.alz.org

This event is supported in part by a grant from the New York State Department of Health.

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