Online Program

Alzheimer's Disease

Wednesday, November 4, 2015: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias represent a significant public health burden. This session will address multiple aspects of the topic of Alzheimer's disease and dementia, including economic burden, early detection and diagnosis, nursing home quality of care, and caregiver burden.
Session Objectives: Identify the types of costs used to calculate the econonomic burden of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias Explain why it is important to implement evidence-based cognitive impairment detection tools in the primary care setting. Demonstrate whether and how facility-level dementia prevalence differentially impacts quality of care in nursing homes for residents with and without dementia. Identify caregiver socioemotional consequences in Behavioral variant Frontotemporal dementia.

Estimating the Economic Burden of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias in San Diego County   
Amelia Kenner Brininger, MPH, CPH, Sanaa Abedin, MPH, Leslie Ray, MPH, MPPA, MA, Ryan Smith, MPH and Kimberly De Vera, BS
Impact of Dementia on Quality of Care in Nursing Homes   
Qinghua Li, PhD, Yue Li, PhD, Yeates Conwell, MD, Thomas V. Caprio, MD and Helena Temkin-Greener, PhD
Caregiver Burden in Frontotemporal Dementia Compared to Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease   
Elvira Jimenez, MPH, Jill Shapira, NP, PhD, Fernando M. Torres-Gil, PhD, Steven P. Wallace, PhD, Li-Jung Liang, PhD, Michelle Mather, MA and Mario Mendez, MD, PhD

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Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development

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