University at Albany School of Public Health’s Center for Public Health Continuing Education will host The Clinical and Cultural Challenges of Dementia in African American and Hispanic Communities, on Thursday, November 17, 2016, from 8:30 am to 10:30 am EDT. The webcast will feature Jennifer J. Manly, PhD, associate professor, Department of Neurology, Columbia University and Teresa Santos, LCSW, care coordinator, Center for the Aging Brain and the Memory Disorder Clinic, Montefiore Medical Center. The webcast will present information intended to increase recognition of the early signs of Alzheimer’s disease among African Americans and Hispanics. Information will include how dementia should be diagnosed among racially and ethnically diverse people, how dementia is treated, as well as resources to assist family and caregivers in supporting people from these communities affected by Alzheimer’s disease.
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