A HRSA Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program

Past Event Materials

Age-Friendly Care in the Great Plains Symposium
This two half-day symposium held on March 30-31, 2021 brought regional experts together to discuss the Geriatric 4Ms in patient care specific for American Indian populations in the Great Plains.

Dementia Detection and Caregiving Challenges in the Black and African American Communities
This virtual event was a learning opportunity for providers, healthcare professionals, people living with dementia, and caregivers. Participants learned about the disparities in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's diseases and other dementias, and caregiver challenges in Black and African American communities.

Dementia Friendly Healthcare and Community Symposium
This day-long symposium is held annually and hosts national experts in dementia care. Topics include dementia assessment, treatment, and community support.

Improving Healthcare for American Indian Elders Symposium

Navigating Late Stages of Dementia for Caregivers
This mini-conference involves presentations on late stages of dementia, hospice versus palliative care, and managing end-of-life care for people living with dementia. Includes a panel discussion with experts.

Navigating the Journey to a Dementia Diagnosis
This mini-conference was held on April 28, 2021 to discuss challenges associated with dementia diagnosis. Hear from providers experienced in diagnosing Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias, as well as caregivers who have or are currently caring for someone living with dementia.