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Introduction to Alzheimer's and Dementia

Learning Objectives
1. Compare Alzheimer's and dementia
2. Recognize how Alzheimer's disease affects the brain
3. Identify the 3 stages and risks factors of Alzheimer's disease
4. Recognize current FDA-approved treatments that can address some of the symptoms of the disease
5. Describe how scientists are working to advance research
6. Name the resources available through the Alzheimer's Association
1 Credit

Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging. Join us to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's, the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia, stages and risk factors, current research and treatments available for some symptoms, and Alzheimer's Association resources.

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Provider Education from the Alzheimer's Association®
Understand how to confidently approach the detection, diagnostic and care-planning process for your patients with cognitive impairment and dementia. Learn more

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Monica Moreno, Senior Director, Care & Support

Kerry Lanigan, Associate Director, Care & Support

Participation Statement: Upon completion of this activity, learners will receive a Participation Certificate.


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