The Clinical and Cultural Challenges of Dementia in African American and Hispanic Communities


At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. List at least three barriers in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease in Hispanics and African Americans;
  2. Explain the principles of a dignified Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis relative to Hispanic and African American communities; and
  3. Identify the educational resources available to caregivers/families for understanding Alzheimer's disease in African American and Hispanic patients.

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Participant Information

4. Are you Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin? * (One or more categories may be selected)
5. What is your race? * (One or more categories may be selected)

Program Evaluation

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Objectives/Learner's achievement of each objective
12. As a result of this educational activity, I am able to:


Presenter 1
13. Jennifer J. Manly, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Columbia University

Presenter 2
14. Teresa Santos, LCSW Care Coordinator, Center for the Aging Brain and the Memory Disorder Clinic, Montefiore Medical Center

Presenter 3
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Presenter 4
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Presenter 5
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Conflict of Interest

Outcomes of Education

23. Please list up to three specific barriers you have identified that will prevent you from incorporating what you have learned into practice.


24. Please list up to three specific strengths of this learning activity/offering.

25. Please list up to three specific areas to improve this learning activity/offering.

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