Programs Recordings

Research Perspectives on Dementia: Optimizing Dementia Care Through Better Conversations

It has been said that conversations are central to family life. Communication challenges and family system shifts in the face of cognitive changes can negatively impact quality of life for persons with dementia and their care partners. In this video, watch a recording of our "Research Perspectives on Dementia: Optimizing Dementia Care Through Better Conversations" virtual program presented by the Leonard Schanfield Research Institute at CJE SeniorLife on October 13, 2021. Dr. Roberts gives an overview the nature of communication changes in dementia and provides practical strategies for improving family conversations and meaningful connections. Speaker: Angela Roberts, PhD Assistant Professor | Northwestern University Roxelyn and Richard Pepper School of Communication Sciences and Disorders Affiliated Northwestern University Cognitive Science Program; Department of Linguistics Principal Investigator: Language and Communication in Aging and Neurodegeneration Research Group Investigator, Ontario Neurodegenerative Disease Research Initiative For more information about CJE's Leonard Schanfield Research Institute, visit https://www.cje.net/research or call 773.508.1000.

 

Research Perspectives on Dementia: What's so Super about SuperAgers?

In this video, watch a recording of our "Research Perspectives on Dementia: What's so Super about SuperAgers?" virtual program presented by CJE's Leonard Schanfield Research Institute on August 26, 2021.

Dr. Emily Rogalski will share insights from the SuperAging research program at Northwestern University’s Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease that studies individuals 80+ who seem to resist age-related changes in memory.

Speaker:
Emily Rogalski, PhD
Professor | Northwestern University
Associate Director | Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology & Alzheimer’s Disease
Director | SuperAging Research Program | PPA Imaging & Interventions

For more information about CJE's Leonard Schanfield Research Institute, visit https://www.cje.net/research or call 773.508.1000.

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