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People, Passion, Purpose: Transforming the Aging Life Care Profession

The Royal Sonesta Minneapolis Downtown, 35 South 7th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402

Presented by the Aging Life Care® Association, the 40th Annual ALCA Conference will re-ignite your passion and purpose in the Aging Life Care™ profession.  Aging Life Care™, also known as geriatric care management, is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing ongoing health challenges. Working with families, the expertise of […]

Understanding & Advocating for Your Rights to Rehab Services with Lewy

Rehab therapies such as physical, occupational and speech can be beneficial in helping people with Lewy body dementia (LBD) and their care partners cope with the day-to-day challenges of living with LBD. Despite this benefit, many people in the LBDA community report being referred to therapy services by their medical doctor, and then denied access […]

Movement and Memory: Navigating Parkinson’s and Memory Disorders

One Bala Plaza 231 Saint Asaphs Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

DIVERSITY PD is hosting a free event designed for families of color living in the Philadelphia region.    Movement disorders specialists, experts in memory and cognition, social workers, rehab professionals, and faith-based and community advocates will facilitate community conversations while providing resources, education, and information.  Two experts in movement and memory, Dr. Allison Willis, MD, Associate […]

Parkinson’s IQ + You, Detroit

Detroit Marriott At The Renaissance Center 400 Renaissance Dr W, Detroit, MI 48243 Detroit Marriott At The Renaissance Center 400 Renaissance Dr W, Detroit, Michigan, United States

Join us in Detroit, Michigan on May 4, 2024, for our free educational event designed for people with Parkinson’s and their loved ones.  This in-person event features a program with sessions on navigating Parkinson's, managing care and learning about research participation. The accompanying Partner Expo includes information on treatment options and local resources for the […]

Coping with Ambiguous Loss in Lewy Body Dementia

Ambiguous loss refers to grief or a sense of loss and sadness that can be both vague and unclear. It can be experienced in a variety of ways for both people living with a diagnosis of Lewy body dementia (LBD) and their care partners.  In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, join social worker Lance […]

Demystifying Lewy Body Dementia: Women in the Spotlight

Lewy body dementia (LBD) is a common type of dementia that you don't hear about often. Although sex and gender play an important role, experiences of women do not get adequate representation in LBD research.   In recognition of Women's Health Week, we turn the spotlight to women. Dr. Ece Bayram will present what we know about […]