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Join us to hear from three presenters providing an overview of the types of dementia, the signs, and symptoms, latest research with information about resources available to support both people who have dementia and the people who care for them. Following the presentations, participate in a lively brainstorming segment focused on what technologies may improve the lives of people with dementia and also support family members and those that care for them.
JJ Jordan - Community Chair for Dementia Friendly Denver: Ms.Jordan will present "The Dementia 101 - Reducing Your Risk" presentation covering dementia basics, warning signs, diagnosis guidelines, caregiver stats, behaviors overview, communication tips, the latest promising research and the real things each of us can do right now to reduce our risk for dementia or delay onset.
Sheryl Quiatchon, Early Stage Services Coordinator - Alzheimer's Association - Colorado: Ms. Quiatchon will provide an overview of the Alzheimer's Association's programs and services including how families can contact the organization and become involved.
The brainstorming session will explore what types of technology and innovations may be of benefit to people with dementia and/or for the people who care for and support them. The brainstorming will be facilitated by Paul Gunther and Kelsey McAuliff, members of the iTeam at the City of Centennial - and Aging2.0 Alliance member.