Meeting Needs of LGBT & People Living with Dementia
People in the LGBTQ+ community who have dementia or who are caregivers to friends, family, or chosen family members with dementia, have unique needs. If you are a member of the community or a professional concerned with diversity and inclusion, we invite you to join us for this live webinar with Dr. Daniel Sewell, Associate Vice Chair, Geriatric Psychiatry at UC San Diego and Amy Abrams, MSW/MPH, Director of Education at Alzheimer’s San Diego. This webinar, moderated by Katie Powers, Director of Business Development of Windward Life Care, will explore: -The prevalence and impact of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia in San Diego County’s LGBTQ+ community -The dementia caregiving experience in the LGBTQ+ community -Providing culturally sensitive care to LGBTQ+ people and their caregivers -Local resources for dementia diagnosis, symptom management, and caregiver support -A 60-minute presentation will be followed by a moderated Q&A session. This event is open to all attendees, and pre-registration is required. Register today and a webinar link will be sent to you shortly.