Aging with an Intellectual/Developmental Disability

Thursday, August 6, 2020 , 09:00 am – 10:30 am – Zoom

This webinar will be presented by Wise and Healthy Aging

Supporting families and caregivers caring for a loved one

You are invited to attend an educational seminar on Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease as it relates to individuals with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (I/DD). The transition from adulthood to aging with a disability presents many challenges and questions related to diagnosis, long-term care planning, and medical issues.

Staff please register on Learning Lab for your training transcript.

To receive the link for the Zoom seminar,
please RSVP to Nicole Kaplan, LCSW
at WISE & Healthy Aging: (310) 394-9871, ext. 427

By the end of this seminar you will be able to:

● Identify how dementia may appear different in adults with I/DD
● Apply the information to better provide supports to adults with I/DD affected by dementia.
● Recognize the physical, cognitive and behavioral changes typical of the aging process, and
● Identify how these changes may appear in someone with I/DD

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