september, 2018

25sep10:30 am11:45 amMeryl Moderates "Fighting Alzheimer’s in a Connected Word: Harnessing Innovative Approaches for Powering Research & Upskilling Caregivers" UsAgainstAlzheimer's National Alzheimer's Summit

Event Details

At the 2018 UsAgainstAlzheimer’s “National Alzheimer’s Summit: Uniting Communities for a Cure,” Panelists will explore how health systems, researchers, and communities are usinginnovative models and technologies to upskill caregivers, engage in research, and to ease the hardship of Alzheimer’s on families. The panel will also put the spotlight on recommendations on how to better leverage technology to support caregivers identified by NIH’s first-ever National Research Summit on Care, Services, and Supports for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers.

Moderator: Meryl Comer, Founding Board Member, UsAgainstAlzheimer’s
Jay Newton-Small, Co-Founder of MemoryWell
Sara Czaza, PhD, Cross-Cutting Chair for Technology- NIH Research Summit on Care,
University of Miami
Winifred V. Quinn, PhD, Director, Advocacy & Consumer Affairs, AARP/Ctr to Champion
Leda Rosenthal, Founder of


(Tuesday) 10:30 am - 11:45 am EST


Ronald Reagan Building

1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC


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