Free Alzheimer's Assn. Conference highlights on August 1

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Free Alzheimer's Assn. Conference highlights on August 1

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AAIC® For Al

For the first time this year, anyone can REGISTER to virtually attend a session tailored for community audiences at the Alzheimer's Association's conference this year in Philadelphia AND watch on-demand content from the AAIC for 30 days afterwards.

This is from the link:
Hear from global experts about what’s next in Alzheimer’s and dementia research, and discover how you can get involved with the Alzheimer’s Association in the fight to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia.AAIC For All takes place on the final day of AAIC, so you will be among the first to hear about cutting-edge research announced at the conference. Hear directly from the world’s leading Alzheimer’s and dementia scientists, clinicians and dementia professionals.
Registration is required ahead of time--to allow them to send you a link for access.

You can see the topics in the community track here:
https://www.alz.org/media/Documents/sci ... iation.pdf

It includes these topics from 10:00-11:30 AM Eastern time on Thursday, August 1:

Risk Reduction
Wiesje van der Flier, Amsterdam UMC, Netherlands. His center works towards personalized medicine for Alzheimer's disease and other causes of dementia, with a focus on early onset dementia.

Diagnosis And Treatment
Jonathan Schott, University College London, United Kingdom. (He is also Chief Medical Officer for Alzheimer's Research UK, Europe's biggest dementia research non-profit, and a clinician providing care to patients.

Dementia Care
Nancy Hodgson, University Of Pennsylvania, USA.
Dr. Hodgson is a nurse by training whose focus in on promoting dignity, minimizing symptoms, and honoring peoples’ preferences for care at the end of life when caring for people with dementia through palliative dementia care.

Health Equity
Ozioma Okonkwo, University Of Wisconsin, USA He is a neuropsychologist for the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention. He is researching links between brain changes and cognitive decline by both modifiable (e.g., cognitively-stimulating activities, physical exercise) and non-modifiable (e.g., genetic vulnerability) factors.

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Re: Free Alzheimer's Assn. Conference highlights on August 1

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NF52 wrote: Wed Jul 10, 2024 12:07 pm AAIC® For Al

For the first time this year, anyone can REGISTER to virtually attend a session tailored for community audiences at the Alzheimer's Association's conference this year in Philadelphia AND watch on-demand content from the AAIC for 30 days afterwards.

This is from the link:
Hear from global experts about what’s next in Alzheimer’s and dementia research, and discover how you can get involved with the Alzheimer’s Association in the fight to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia.AAIC For All takes place on the final day of AAIC, so you will be among the first to hear about cutting-edge research announced at the conference. Hear directly from the world’s leading Alzheimer’s and dementia scientists, clinicians and dementia professionals.
Thanks so much for posting and sharing this exciting news, Nancy, I know I'll be attending virtually, looking forward to much learning and hearing about the latest on AD research and development :idea:

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