Perspectives from health researchers in advancing health equity in diverse communities’ part 1

Event Description: 
In this webinar, attendees will learn about the importance and benefits of gathering health research data from diverse populations. The webinar will discuss the barrier to participation in health research for members of marginalized communities. The All of Us Program is intended to combat those barriers and make it easier for diverse communities to learn about and participate in health research.    This webinar will be held on Thursday, May 26th, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET.  

Wisconsin’s Dementia Care Specialist Program: A Statewide Effort to Support People Living with Dementia, Their Family Caregivers, and Their Communities

Event Description: 
This webinar will discuss the development and evolution of the Wisconsin Dementia Care Specialist Program. As part of county-based aging and disability resource centers, the program assists agencies in becoming dementia capable, acts as a catalyst for dementia-friendly communities, and supports individuals living with dementia and their families to live at home in the community.

    Caregiver Training Conference

    Event Description: 
    COEDD Area Agency on Aging is hosting a Caregiver Training Conference to support individuals who are preparing to be primary caregivers to a loved one. The event will feature a guest speaker from the Alzheimer's Association who will share strategies for caring for a loved one with memory loss.
    All interested attendees and vendors can contact Debra Case at 405-273-6410 Ext. 130 for information on how to register.

    Increasing Investment in Primary Care through Medicaid Managed Care

    Event Description: 
    This webinar will explore approaches to increase primary care spending at the state level within Medicaid. Speakers will provide a national overview of primary care investment efforts and highlight Oregon’s experience incorporating multi-payer primary care spending requirements into Medicaid policy. The webinar is part of a learning series from CHCS that examines tools that states can use to advance comprehensive primary care strategies and health equity for Medicaid enrollees.

    Overview of Accessible Formats

    Event Description: 
    SARTAC is hosting a webinar series to review techiques for making policy information easy to digest and accessible for all. SARATAC provides training and technical assistance for writing, translation, graphic design, and other topics related to communications.
    Webinar 1: Overview of Accessible Formats
    This introductory webinar will cover the difference between plain language and Easy Read.

    “How Can I Help?” Tips on Assisting Someone With Advanced Parkinson’s

    Event Description: 
    This webinar will discuss the symptoms and difficulties faced by people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Specifically, the webinar will educate attendees on how to assist someone with PD while caring for them at home. Participants will learn strategies ranging from verbal instruction to physical assistance. Many strategies will focus on how to promote better movement to increase the safety of the client and the caregiver in the home.

    Supporting Persons with Dementia Where They Live: Dementia Education for Building Management, a Chicago Model

    Event Description: 

    Through a collaborative community-academic partnership between the City of Chicago Age-Friendly Commission/DFSS and University of Illinois Chicago, NADRC has created a Dementia Training Program for building management staff to address the changing needs of older adults living independently in high-rise buildings throughout Chicago.

    Participants will be able to:


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