Oral Health and Dementia

Join us for the first webinar hosted on our newly designed site on Friday, the 29th of August, 2014, at 1pm Eastern Time for a live and engaging presentation featuring Drs. Patricia Brown Bonwell and E. Ayn Welleford.  Review additional details and registration information...

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Our Parkinson’s Disease Dementia Webinar will be hosted today at 1:30 pm US Eastern Time: http://www.alzpossible.org/webinars-2/parkinsons-disease-dementia/     ...

FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION AND FINANCIAL PLANNING RESOURCES

Compiled by Andrea Barber, MSW, Fairfax Department of Family Services and Andrea Jones, APS Division Consultant, Northern Virginia Region, January 2014 Money Management International, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau www.consumerfinance.org Credit education and counseling. Save and Invest www.saveandinvest.org basic info, debt control, planning for the future. FINRA Investor Education Foundation – www.finrafoundation.org – Investment education National Education and Resource Center on Women and Retirement Planning – www.wiserwomen.org Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) – www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/moneysmart/OlderAdult.html – money Smart online training for older adults The National Center for Victims of Crime www.victimsofcrime.org/our-programs/financial-fraud downloadable booklet: An Advocate’s Guide to Assisting Victims of Financial Fraud. US Postal Inspection Service https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov/ Report incidents, see current scams and Most Wanted by state, resources for clients. Reshipping Scams https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov/radDocs/consumer/ReshippingScam.html Office of Inspector General, USPS – www.uspsoig.gov/general/general-contact-information – hotline to report crimes. Virginia Cooperative Extension, pubs.ext.vt.edu/category/family-financial-management.html – Free financial planning information. US Senate Aging Committee Fraud Hotline, www.aging.senate.gov – Report fraud, and obtain information on preventing Medicare scams. Warning Signs of Diminished Financial Capacity Forgetting to pay bills Paying the same bills several times Misplacing financial and other documents at home Missing tax and other deadlines Declining checkbook management skills Trouble with basic math skills such as making change Loss of general knowledge about financial terms such as mortgage Impaired judgment about financial investments and use of money such as: Interest in get-rich-quick schemes Unfounded anxiety about the nature and extent of one’s personal wealth Tribel and Marson, Generations, Summer...

NEW SERIES: The Other Dementias: Virtual Training and Active Learning on Non-Alzheimer’s Dementias

A new evidence-based training on the different types of dementias, including the origins, symptoms and best practice treatments will begin this March! The series will consist of a pre-recorded 30-minute free lecture that briefly reviews types of dementia and three, live 60-minute free webinars on different types of dementia (click on each link for details and event registration): Vascular and mixed dementias, Lewy body dementia, and Parkinson’s disease dementia with a special emphasis on ethnic and racial minorities. Explore the background of each webinar and test yourself before and after the sessions by using our flashcards and tests highlighted at the bottom of each event...

LIVE EVENT

What do Adult Day Facilities have in common with the Person Centered Care? Where to the medical model operations stand vis-a-vis this deep system culture change proposed by the Person Centered Culture?  How can this apply to your own operations, vision or work? Learn all this when you join Debbie Scott (A Grace Place Adult Care Center) and Jay White, MS (Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Gerontology) on Wednesday, the 23rd of October at 1:30 pm for a live presentation and discussion on Person-Centered Care and Culture Change in an Adult Day Care Setting.  The session will build up from theoretical premises and then expand to concrete cases along with strengths, barriers and opportunities for future implementation. Register for the live and free one-hour webinar at this...
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