Virtual conference

Keiro and Alzheimer’s LA will hold a virtual conference

Keiro announced that he will virtually present the second annual Alzheimer’s Conference in partnership with Alzheimer’s Los Angeles on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

This free event will be offered in English and Japanese.

The conference will bring together expert speakers to educate the community about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders with topics such as how to become a ‘dementia friend’ and practical advice for caregivers. Resources from Alzheimer Los Angeles and Keiro will be shared throughout the conference.

“Experiencing the memory loss of a loved one is physically and emotionally challenging. Keiro is continually looking for new ways to equip our community with tools to properly address Alzheimer’s disease and dementia,” said Gene S. Kanamori, President and CEO of Keiro “We look forward to sharing these invaluable resources as we deliver the program in English and in the language with interpretation available for Japanese-speaking audiences. Keiro is thrilled to partner with Alzheimer’s Los Angeles to host this event for a second time.

“Alzheimer’s Los Angeles is pleased to once again partner with Keiro to present an educational event focused on the important issues of Alzheimer’s disease and its care,” said Heather Cooper Ortner, president and CEO of Alzheimer’s. ‘organization. “Los Angeles County has more than 177,000 residents living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Yet this common disease is often misunderstood. We hope the event sponsored by our two organizations will help dispel myths about these conditions and provide strategies to help families cope.

The event will include two presentations followed by a Q&A session:

“Dementia Friends” presented by Kelly Takasu, Alzheimer’s Los Angeles

“Managing Behavioral Challenges in People with Dementia” presented by Dr. Linda Ercoli, UCLA Semel Institute

Registration is now open and is required to participate in the virtual conference on Alzheimer’s disease. Register on the Keiro website at http://keiro.org/alzheimers-conference. If you have any questions, email [email protected] Closing of registrations on Friday, June 10.