This webinar will help participants learn how they can build a local dementia workforce. The webinar will use case studies from two programs that have successfully addressed workforce needs in unique ways. During this webinar, participants will learn how to create dementia-friendly communities and be introduced to dementia-related resources that they can use in their own communities.
- Dr. Erin Emery-Tiburcio is an Associate Professor in Geriatric & Rehabilitation Psychology at Rush University Medical Center. She is the Co-Director of the Rush Center for Excellence in Aging and CATCH-ON, the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program based at Rush.
- Katelyn Marschall is the Dementia Care Systems Specialist at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. She manages the Dementia Care Specialist program as well as federal and state grants related to Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Katelyn also supports the work of the Wisconsin State Dementia Plan.