Dementia Forum 2020

Resiliency: A Dementia Perspective

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Participants in this virtual forum explored the concept of resilience and dementia on September 12, 2020. The speakers provided an overview of dementia, a discussion of resilience among persons living with dementia and their care partners, as well as a synopsis of the role of the person-centered approach in promoting resilience. This forum is applicable to health care professionals, formal and informal caregivers, and advocates. 


Keynote Speaker and UMBC Alumna:

Dr. Crystal Watkins, MD, PhD, ’95, Biological Sciences
The Memory Clinic, Neuropsychiatry Program
Sheppard Pratt Health System


Dr. Louise M. Murray, EdD, MA, BSc, Erickson School of Aging Studies 

Lauren Price, LCSW-C, Erickson School of Aging Studies

Lisa Roeder, LCSW- C, CADDCT, Charlestown Retirement Community

Sheryl Parrish, LCSW- C, Charlestown Retirement Community

If you are interested in more opportunities to learn about Dementia Care, please refer to our Graduate Programs and Certificates.