Dementia Dialogues: Dementia 101 (part 1)


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Event Details

This two-part presentation includes basic facts about Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. We will cover a wide range of dementia-related topics including the latest promising research updates, warning signs and symptoms, diagnosis guidelines, a caregiving overview, dementia-friendly tips for communication, interaction, and behavior.

JJ Jordan lectures, teaches, and consults on dementia topics. She is the volunteer Community Chair for Dementia Friendly Denver and also sits on the Colorado Department of Health and Environment Dementia Advisory Committee. For the past twenty years, she has been a volunteer with the Alzheimer's Association. 

This event is hosted by the CU Anschutz Multidisciplinary Center on Aging, the CU Anschutz Alzheimer’s and Cognition Center, the UCCS Aging Center, and the Denver Public Library.

This is part of a series called Dementia Dialogues: A Path to Equity in Brain Health.

The sessions are:

  • Brain Health Equity in the African American Community -- October 6 from 2PM to 3PM
  • Dementia 101 (parts 1 and 2) -- October 13 and 20 from 2PM to 3:30PM
  • Risk Factors and Prevention for Healthy Brains -- November 17 from 2PM to 3PM
  • Brain Health Equity in the Hispanic/Latinx Community -- December 8 from 2PM to 3PM

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