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Past Presentation
Drugs and Dementia: Caregivers | January 27, 2022

Type: Past Presentation  

Program: Dementia ECHO Program  

Keywords: #caregivers  #dementia  #treatment  

In this presentation focused for caregivers, Eric Metterhausen, PharmD, BCPS, CPP, CPH, presents on what medications may help memory in patients with Alzheimer’s and the efficacy, safety, and limitations of current treatments.

Date added: 01/27/22

Past Presentation
Drugs and Dementia | January 13, 2022

Type: Past Presentation  

Audience: Clinical  

Program: Dementia ECHO Program  

Keywords: #dementia  #medication  #treatment  

In this presentation, Eric Metterhausen, PharmD, BCPS, CPP, CPH, presents on what medications may help memory in patients with Alzheimer's and the efficacy, safety, and limitations of current treatments.

Date added: 01/13/22

Past Presentation
Aging Advocacy and Lived Experience of a Dementia Diagnosis | December 23, 2021

Type: Past Presentation  

Audience: Community  

Program: Dementia ECHO Program  

Keywords: #aging advocacy  #dementia  #dementia diagnosis  #lived experience  #Progressive Supranuclear Palsy  

In this presentation, nationally-recognized Native advocate, Dave Baldridge, shares his lived experience of a dementia diagnosis and his wisdom on aging advocacy. He discusses the initial diagnosis, the personal implications, the changes needed to made, and the strategy to cope.

Date added: 12/23/21

Past Presentation
Aging Advocacy and Lived Experience of a Dementia Diagnosis | December 9, 2021

Type: Past Presentation  

Audience: Clinical  

Program: Dementia ECHO Program  

Keywords: #aging advocacy  #dementia diagnosis  #lived experience  

In this presentation, nationally-recognized Native advocate, Dave Baldridge, shares his lived experience of a dementia diagnosis and his wisdom on aging advocacy. He discusses the initial diagnosis, the personal implications, the changes needed to made, and the strategy to cope.

Date added: 12/9/21

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Cognitive Assessment & Care Plan Services (CMS)

Type: Website  

Audience: Clinical  

Program: Dementia ECHO Program  

Keywords: #cognitive screening  #medicare  

If your patient shows signs of cognitive impairment during a routine visit, Medicare covers a separate visit to more thoroughly assess your patient’s cognitive function and develop a care plan – this page provides guidance on how to get started.

Date added: 12/2/21

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International Association for Indigenous Aging: Resource Library for Caregiving

Type: Website  

Audience: Clinical  Community  

Program: Dementia ECHO Program  

Keywords: #culturally competent care  #elders  

501(c)3 nonprofit focused on improving the health and well-being of American Indians, Alaska Natives and other indigenous people as they move through the aging spectrum. Resource library contains materials such as toolkits, fliers, interventions and brochures to support family caregivers ...

Date added: 12/2/21

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Detection of Cognitive Impairment: Clinician Fact Sheet (VA)

Type: Download  

Audience: Clinical  

Program: Dementia ECHO Program  

Keywords: #cognitive screening  #fact sheets  

This fact sheet for clinicians provides information about detection of Cognitive Impairment.

Date added: 12/2/21

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Cognitive Assessment (AA)

Type: Website  

Audience: Clinical  

Program: Dementia ECHO Program  

Keywords: #alzheimer's  #cognitive screening  #elders  

Alzheimer's Association guidance and tools for conducting a cognitive assessment during a time-limited office visit. Detecting possible cognitive impairment is the first step in determining whether or not a patient needs further evaluation.

Date added: 12/2/21

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Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults: Screening (UPSTF)

Type: Website  

Audience: Clinical  

Program: Dementia ECHO Program  

Keywords: #cognitive screening  #elders  

Recommendations by the UPSTF for screening cognitive impairment in older adults.

Date added: 12/2/21

Past Presentation
Detection of Impaired Cognition Which has Impact on Function (Dementia): Earlier is Better! | October 28, 2021

Type: Past Presentation  

Audience: Clinical  Community  

Program: Dementia ECHO Program  

Keywords: #alzheimer's  #cognition  #dementia  #detection  #function  #impaired  

Early detection of impaired cognition can slow progression and improve function in Alzheimer’s disease and other kinds of progressive dementia, help persons living with dementia and their family to prepare and adapt, and can help find and treat conditions that ...

Date added: 10/28/21