A New Age in Dementia Care

Venue: Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 17, 2008 End Date/Time: Sep 17, 2008
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A New Age in Dementia Care 17 September 2008 Philadelphia, United States The Jefferson Center for Applied Research on Aging and Health (CARAH) invites you to an exciting one day Summit offering presentations by nationally recognized experts. The Summit focuses on innovations in models for clinical services, training health professionals and conducting research. The program emphasizes evidence-based approaches that support culturally diverse persons with dementia and their families in the home and community. This special event will celebrate the opening of CARAHs new virtual Living Laboratory for Elder Care. The Living Laboratory embraces a new vision for closing the research-practice gap by providing evidence-based clinical services in the varied life spaces of older adults and their families; offering health professional training; and informing new directions in research. Enquiries: karen.morrison@jefferson.edu