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“Dementia 101 + Reducing Your Risk”

Presented The Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging and Dementia Friendly Denver

January 12, 2023 @ 10:30 am 11:45 am

Our next free virtual webinar presented by JJ Jordan of Dementia Friendly Denver is Thursday, January 12th from 10:30am-11:45am! Dementia Friendly Denver is an affiliate of Dementia Friendly America, a not for profit, volunteer-based initiative announced at the White House Conference on Aging in 2015. Our mission is to make communities across the nation more dementia friendly, reduce dementia stigma, and improve the quality of life for those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and their family care partners. Dementia Friendly Denver offers one hour dementia education programs at no cost to government, business, academic, faith, and community groups throughout the greater Denver area. 

Topics include:
•What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease?
•What are the most common types of dementia?•What are the warning signs for dementia?•Cognitive issues that might not be dementia•How to get a dementia diagnosis
•Stages of dementia
•Dementia communication, interaction, and behavior tips
•Caregiver challenges and self-care
•Community resources available
•How we can make communities more dementia friendly
•The latest promising research and treatment updates
•15 things you can do at any age to reduce dementia risk 

This free virtual webinar will be offered on the following dates/times: January 12th, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM and February 15th, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

After you register, the zoom link will be sent to the email address you provide. 
The Webinar is FREE but PLEASE REGISTER by Clicking Either Date Above

Service Areas Details:

  • Boulder County and City of Boulder
  • Central Mountains: Chaffee, Custer, Fremont, Lake
  • City and County of Denver
  • City of Aurora
  • Colorado Springs Metro area: Counties of El Paso, Park, Teller
  • Denver Metro area: Counties of Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Gilpin, Jefferson
  • Eastern Plains: Counties of Cheyenne, Elbert, Kit Carson, Lincoln
  • Larimer County and City of Fort Collins
    Las Animas/ Huerfano: Counties of Huerfano, Las Animas
  • Northeast Colorado: Counties of Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, Yuma
  • Northwest: Counties of Garfield, Mesa, Moffat, Rio Blanco, Routt
  • Pueblo County and City of Pueblo
  • San Juan Region: Counties of Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan
  • South Central Colorado: Counties of Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande, Saguache
  • Southeast Colorado: Baca, Bent, Crowley, Kiowa, Prowers, Otero
  • Summit Region: Counties of Eagle, Grand, Jackson, Pitkin, Summit
  • Weld County
  • West Central: Counties of Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel