Webinar • Dementia Sensitivity Awareness Webinar

OVERVIEW

On Thursday, December 3, 2020, a webinar was held for “Dementia Sensitivity Awareness” to help share best practices and resources on how age-friendly communities can be more sensitive to residents with dementia.

Objectives for this webinar include:

  • Improved understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, including common symptoms
  • Increased awareness of behavioral symptoms associated with dementia
  • Methods to communicate effectively with persons with dementia
  • Information to local resources available to assist those with dementia, their families, and caregivers

Resources Shared During the Event:

Lead Agencies

Our partners include the following lead agencies: AARP Florida, Alliance for Aging, Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County, Health Foundation of South Florida, Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization, United Way of Miami-Dade, and Urban Health Partnerships.

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