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Alzheimer’s Disease Diversity and Disparities Conference Agenda
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Alzheimer’s Disease Diversity and Disparities in Family Caregiving:
Progress and Future Challenges

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
UC Davis Conference Center, Davis, CA

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TimeSession/Activity
8:15 AM–8:45 AM Registration & Breakfast
8:45 AM–9:00 AM Welcome Remarks
Ladson Hinton, Charles DeCarli, and Heather Young – University of California, Davis
9:00 AM–9:05 AM Morning Keynote Introduction
Carl Hill – National Institute on Aging
9:05 AM–9:50 AM Morning Keynote: Building Community Partnerships to Develop Culturally Appropriate Dementia Care Interventions
Peggye Dilworth-Anderson – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
9:50 AM–10:50 AM

Paper Presentations #1: Current Landscape of Disparities & AD Caregiving

  1. The Burden of AD for Families and Society from 2010 to 2050
    Julie Zissimopoulos – University of Southern California
  2. Diversity and AD Caregiving: Insights from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, Report on Family Caregiving for Older Adults
    Ladson Hinton – University of California, Davis
10:50 AM–11:00 AM BREAK
11:00 AM–11:45 AM

Funders Panel: Key Areas of Interest/Opportunities for Support

  1. Carl Hill – National Institute on Aging
  2. Jessica Núñez de Ybarra – California Department of Public Health
  3. Liz Schwarte – Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation
  4. Oanh Meyer (Moderator) – University of California, Davis
11:45 AM–12:45 PM Lunch + Poster Session
12:45 PM–1:30 PM Afternoon Keynote: The Role of Technology in Reducing Disparities Among Family Caregivers
Sara J. Czaja - University of Miami
1:30 PM–2:00 PM Advancing Scientific Methods for Delivering Behavioral Interventions in Community Settings to Reduce Health Disparities
Anna M. Napoles & Anita L. Stewart – University of California, San Francisco
2:00 PM–3:45 PM

Paper Presentations #2: Interventions for Diverse Populations

  1. Adapting a Dementia Caregiver Intervention for Vietnamese Communities
    Oanh Meyer – University of California, Davis
  2. Race and Dementia Caregiving: A Way Forward
    Fawn A. Cothran – Rush University
  3. Advancing a Community-Based Model to Address Dementia in Native Communities
    Meghan A. Jernigan – Partnerships for Native Health / Washington State University
  4. Developing a Self-Directed Learning System for Chinese Dementia Caregivers
    Hongtu Chen – Harvard University
  5. The Care Ecosystem: A Dementia Care Program Designed for Diverse Communities
    Jennifer Merrilees – University of California, San Francisco
3:45 PM–3:55 PM BREAK
3:55 PM–5:05 PM

Final Panel: The Future of AD Family Caregiving Interventions and Support for Diverse Populations: Where Do We Go From Here?

  1. Dolores Gallagher-Thompson – Stanford University
  2. Peggye Dilworth-Anderson – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  3. Sara J. Czaja – University of Miami
  4. Maria Carrillo – Alzheimer’s Association
  5. William A. Vega – University of Southern California
  6. Heather Young (Moderator) – University of California, Davis
5:05 PM–5:10 PM Closing Remarks / Adjourn

 

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