The National Alzheimer's and Dementia Resource Center (NADRC) is hosting a webinar on how to support LGBT adults living with dementia. During this webinar, participants will learn best practices of LGBT dementia care, discuss issues that affect LGBT older adults living with dementia, and learn about policy and programmatic changes that can help organizations become more attuned to the needs of LGBT older adults living with dementia. The webinar will also highlight the San Francisco LGBT Dementia Care Project, which aims to increase access to dementia-capable care for the LGBT community.
- Arthur Chan is a LGBTQ Project Manager and Family Care Specialist at the Alzheimer’s Association. He provides care consultation and professional training, and conducts outreach activities to the Asian Pacific Islander and LGBTQ communities to raise public awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Before joining the Association, Arthur worked as a clinical psychologist in the field of neurocognitive disorders in Hong Kong for four years.
- Margarida Remedios is a Nurse Educator with On Lok Lifeways, a community-based, nonprofit organization that provides quality care for older adults and their families in the San Francisco Bay Area. She develops and provides training programs to newly hired registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, medical assistants, and home care caregivers. Margarida was a recipient of the Frances Monet Carter Award for Clinical Excellence in Psychiatric Nursing from University of San Francisco.