Dakota Geriatrics
A HRSA Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program
Great Plains Consortium

2022 Dementia Friendly Healthcare and Community Symposium Materials

Dakota Geriatrics presents its 3rd annual free learning opportunity for providers, healthcare professionals, and community workers with national experts on dementia practices.

The virtual symposium was held on June 8, 2022.

  • Alzheimer's Disease is a Multi-Organ System Disorder with Environmental Precipitants
    Arnold Eiser, MD, MACP
    Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Aging in Place With Technological Enhancement
    George Demiris, PhD, FACMI
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Non-Pharmacological Management of Behavioral Problems in Patients with Dementia
    Ann Morrison, PhD, RN, CS
    John Hopkins University
  • Interpretation of Clock Draw: Visual Spatial Management of Dementia
    Michael Mercury, PhD
    Northwestern University
  • Cognitive Training
    Jerri Edwards, PhD
    College of Medicine Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, University of South Florida
  • Pharmacological Management of Behavioral Problems in Patients with Dementia
    Christopher Marano, MD
    University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Benefits of Creative Arts for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers
    Anna St. Amant
    Life Enrichment Director at Touchmark at Harwood Groves