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Alzheimer's Disease Educational Opportunities

Purpose

The FLGEC will provide education and training related to Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementia (ADRD) for families, caregivers, direct care workers, health professions students, faculty, and providers. To accomplish this outreach related to ADRD, a formal collaboration is established with the Alzheimer's Association Rochester/Finger Lakes Chapter and the Finger Lakes Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease (FLCEAD).

Current Educational Opportunities

Alzheimer's Association Rochester/Finger Lakes Chapter: Throughout the year, the Rochester & Finger Lakes Region offers classes, workshops, and conferences for family caregivers and professionals, program catalog.

National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia: The ‘NTG’ is a coalition of individuals and organizations working toward ensuring that the needs and interests of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias – as well as their families and friends – are taken into account as part of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease education and training.

Ithaca College Gerontology Institute: the Institute offers training for professionals in health and aging services through a number of internally funded and grant funded initiatives education and training.

Contact Us

Laura M. Robinson, MPH

Program Coordinator, FLGEC

585-760-6380

LauraM_Robinson@urmc.rochester.edu

This project is sponsored by the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) under the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program # U1QHP28738.  This information or content and conclusions are those of the authors/speakers and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, DHHS, or the U.S. Government.