Advisory Council May 2021 Meeting Presentation: Panel II

05/03/2021

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES

Monday, May 3, 2021

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PANEL II: Improving Timely Diagnosis of Dementia in Diverse Communities

Moderator: Cynthia Carlsson, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics
Louis A. Holland, Sr., Professor in Alzheimer's Disease
Director, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute (WAI)
Clinical Core Leader, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC)
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

PANEL II: Improving Timely Diagnosis of Dementia in Diverse Communities

  • Moderator: Cynthia Carlsson, MD, MS
  • Panelists:
    • Kristen Felten, MSW, APSW, Dementia Specialist, Wisconsin Department of Health Services Office on Aging
    • Nicole Fowler, PhD, MHSA, Associate Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine
    • Kate Possin, PhD, Professor in Neurology, UCSF

Improving Timely Diagnosis of Dementia in Diverse Communities

Organizational Chart showing the relationship flow between: family member/partner/friend, person with cognitive symptoms, community worker, social worker, primary care provider, interprofessional team, and specialty dementia care provider

Improving Timely Diagnosis of Dementia in Diverse Communities

Map of Wisconsin, broken down by 6 population percentages of residents 65+. Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute Dementia Diagnostic Clinics, and Aging and Disability Resource Centers are marked.
  • 29 dementia care specialists covering 56 counties
  • 4 tribal dementia care specialists covering 5 tribes
  • 41 Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute-Affiliated Dementia Diagnostic Clinics in 22 counties

https://wai.wisc.edu/
Maps courtesy of William Buckingham, PhD


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