The Education Committee is compiling a list of learning links. Check back here regularly for the latest available information.
Join the Georgia Dementia Network through LinkedIn. It is a communication forum developed by the GARD State Plan Council. Click here to learn more.
GARD State Plan
Click here to access the 2014 GARD Annual Report.
GARD RELATED EVENTS & EDUCATION
Outreach and Recruitment for People with Dementia and their Caregivers
Date / Time: March 12 (3:00-4:00 p.m.)
Host: National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center (formerly the ADSSP National Resource Center)
Description: The March 12th webinar will provide participants with information on outreach and recruitment with two hard-to-reach populations of people with dementia and their caregivers. Anne Wolf will speak about efforts in South Carolina to serve rural areas of the state by providing services for people with dementia and their caregivers. Jed Levine will speak about outreach and recruitment of people with dementia and their caregivers in the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities.
“Movement and Memory: A Prescription for Your Brain’s Health”
Date / Time: Saturday, March 14, 9:00 a.m.
Location: Ben Hill United Methodist Church (2099 Fairburn Rd, SW, Atlanta 30331)
Free; registration required; breakfast and lunch provided
Click here to register.
"Addressing Matters of the Mind for Memory, Nutrition & Behavior Management”
Date / Time: Thursday, April 30, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: 453 Freedom Parkway Day Chapel, Atlanta, Georgia 30307
Description: The forum is a strategic health initiative to help patients, families and health professionals connect with the clinical and research community to improve the lives of individuals affected by memory impairment through innovative research, education and compassionate care. Questions? Call Cornelya Dorbin at 404-712-1416. Visit www.alzheimers.emory.edu.
Staff Training In-Services and Tool Kit
Available here until March 15; provided by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners & International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners