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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

Speakers: 

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.