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Re: Discover Brain Health Series - Communication Challenges and Strategies for People With Dementia Webinar

Jeanne A Quintavalla ·
When the time came for my time zone, I couldn't find a link. Is there a recording available?
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Re: Discover Brain Health Series - Communication Challenges and Strategies for People With Dementia Webinar

Emily Harmon ·
Jeanne, I have updated the link in the original post. Please register here: go.illinois.edu/discoverbrainhealth
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Re: Discover Brain Health Series - Communication Challenges and Strategies for People With Dementia Webinar

Michael Kern ·
It is truly frustrating how un-intuitive it is to attend your events. Why can you not send out a calendar item when I register that contains a link to the event? I feel very comfortable attending webinars, but can never make yours work.
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Re: Discover Brain Health Series - Communication Challenges and Strategies for People With Dementia Webinar

Marcia Sweet ·
Hi! I tried to attend, but simply could not access the link for it.
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Re: Discover Brain Health Series - Communication Challenges and Strategies for People With Dementia Webinar

Debbie Price ·
Was this recorded? I was not able to attend. If recorded, please send me the link. Thank you for your help and cooperation in this matter. Have a Good Day!
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Re: Discover Brain Health Series - Communication Challenges and Strategies for People With Dementia Webinar

Emily Harmon ·
Debbie, whenever this get's posted I will come back and post the recording. Thank you!
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Seeking Extension Educators/Agents who work or have worked with farm families touched by Alzheimer's/dementia

Emily Harmon ·
Over 6 million individuals currently live with dementia – a brain disorder characterized by progressive decline in memory, language, problem-solving and other cognitive domains. Recent work has shown that relative to other occupations, older adults with longest-held jobs in agriculture experience greater odds of developing dementia. Given the hazardous nature of agriculture, the impact of dementia and cognitive impairment on older agricultural workers and their families is an area of public...
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