Alzheimer’s Disease: What We Now Know, What We Can Do
THIS FREE WEBINAR BEGINS
Thursday, June 15, 2023
12 – 1 PM MDT (2 – 3 PM ET)
About this Webinar
This program will describe the status of current research and recently approved therapeutics as well as the many lifestyle strategies that can greatly influence brain health and risk of cognitive decline, inspiring individuals to adopt a proactive, preventive approach. Several of these strategies may also enhance cognitive and physical function of those with a confirmed diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.
About the Presenter
Dr. Karen Gilbert serves as Vice President of Education and Quality Assurance for Alzheimer’s Community Care. Karen earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University, her Master of Science degree from Nova Southeastern University, and her Nursing degree from the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center.
Karen holds Certification in Alzheimer’s disease training from the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, as well as designation as a Certified Dementia Practitioner.
Karen has published several articles on the unique needs of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. These include “Standard, Routine Cognitive Screening: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?,” “Vulnerabilities of Cognitively Impaired Patients in Acute and Post-Acute Care Settings,” “Delirium: Still Elusive After all These Years,” “Managing Alzheimer’s Disease as a Chronic Illness: Reaching and Honoring the Person Within,” and “The Risks in Underestimating Prediabetes, the Opportunities to Grasp.”
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