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This Dementia Care Aware webinar is the fourth of the series, which discusses the ways to conduct the cognitive health assessment by phone or video.

Presenters

  • Josette Rivera, MD — Co-Director and Education Lead, Dementia Care Aware, University of California San Francisco
  • Elena Tsoy, PhD — Clinical Neuropsychologist and Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Francisco
  • Jennifer Schlesinger — MPH, CHES, Vice President, Healthcare Services & Community Education at Alzheimer’s Los Angeles

This Dementia Care Aware webinar is about the importance of working with an interprofessional team when conducting a cognitive health assessment.

Presenters

  • Katherine De Azambuja, MD — Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Geriatric of Medicine and Gerontology at the University of California, Irvine

The California Department of Health Care Services, in partnership with the University of California, San Francisco, is proud to launch Dementia Care Aware, an initiative to improve the ability of primary care teams to detect dementia and create stage-appropriate care plans for higher-risk and historically marginalized Medi-Cal beneficiariesThis Dementia Care Aware webinar titled “Dementia Care Aware: The Cognitive Health Assessment Basics” is the first in the series and introduces the DCA initiative and discusses its centerpiece, the cognitive health assessment.

Presenters

  • Anna Chodos, MD, MPH — Executive Director, Dementia Care Aware
  • Kim McCoy Wade, JD  — Senior Advisor on Aging, Disability, and Alzheimer’s at the Office of California Governor Gavin Newsom
  • Karen Marks, MD, MPH, PhD — Medical Director at the California Department of Healthcare Services
  • Jacey Cooper — State Medicaid Director and Cheif Deputy Director for Health Care Programs at the California Department of Healthcare Services
  • Susan DeMarois — Director at the California Department of Aging

Have a Question?

Dementia Care Aware is here for you and will answer any questions you may have. Feel free to contact us below to fill out a contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

This Dementia Care Aware webinar is the fourth of the series, which discusses the ways to conduct the cognitive health assessment by phone or video.

Presenters

  • Josette Rivera, MD — Co-Director and Education Lead, Dementia Care Aware, University of California San Francisco
  • Elena Tsoy, PhD — Clinical Neuropsychologist and Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Francisco
  • Jennifer Schlesinger — MPH, CHES, Vice President, Healthcare Services & Community Education at Alzheimer’s Los Angeles

This Dementia Care Aware webinar is about the importance of working with an interprofessional team when conducting a cognitive health assessment.

Presenters

  • Katherine De Azambuja, MD — Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Geriatric of Medicine and Gerontology at the University of California, Irvine

The California Department of Health Care Services, in partnership with the University of California, San Francisco, is proud to launch Dementia Care Aware, an initiative to improve the ability of primary care teams to detect dementia and create stage-appropriate care plans for higher-risk and historically marginalized Medi-Cal beneficiariesThis Dementia Care Aware webinar titled “Dementia Care Aware: The Cognitive Health Assessment Basics” is the first in the series and introduces the DCA initiative and discusses its centerpiece, the cognitive health assessment.

Presenters

  • Anna Chodos, MD, MPH — Executive Director, Dementia Care Aware
  • Kim McCoy Wade, JD  — Senior Advisor on Aging, Disability, and Alzheimer’s at the Office of California Governor Gavin Newsom
  • Karen Marks, MD, MPH, PhD — Medical Director at the California Department of Healthcare Services
  • Jacey Cooper — State Medicaid Director and Cheif Deputy Director for Health Care Programs at the California Department of Healthcare Services
  • Susan DeMarois — Director at the California Department of Aging

Have a Question?

Dementia Care Aware is here for you and will answer any questions you may have. Feel free to contact us below to fill out a contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Have questions about dementia care? Call our warmline for clinicians today at 1-800-933-1789!

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