Category Archives: Alzheimer’s

Past Free Webinar – October 27, 2016

Best Practices for Cognitive Screening & Dementia Care Planning

By:  Terry R Barclay, PhD, LP and Michelle Barclay, MA

Handout – MGS Webinar 10.27.16    Link to Act on Alzheimer’s Resources

Handout – Mini Cog Form     Handout – ACT Care Coordination Practice Tool

Over 89,000 Minnesotans age 65 and older are living with Alzheimer’s disease today and that number is expected to more than double in the next 20 years. Despite the growing prevalence of the disease and the potential for poor outcomes, less than half of people with Alzheimer’s ever receive a diagnosis and most are not provided with early disease education or information regarding appropriate support services and care options.

This session will provide care coordinators, social workers, nurses and other professionals with the most important strategies and recommendations to use when working with clients with dementia to optimize their function, support health, and promote better outcomes.

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Past Free Webinar – September 24, 2015

ACT on Alzheimer’s – A Model for Transforming Dementia Awareness and Support in Communities

with Michelle Barclay, MA, Executive Co-Lead of ACT on Alzheimer’s

Handouts – ACT on Alzheimer’s – 1 per page   Handouts – ACT on Alzheimer’s – 3 per page

Mini-Cog: Sam video link Case   Example: Medications video link

Act on Alzheimer’s website

This webinar will capture the evolution of ACT on Alzheimer’s in seeking large-scale social change and community capacity-building to prepare Minnesota for the impact of Alzheimer’s and related dementias.

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