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Colorful Aging: Dementia in LGBTQIA+ Community Elders

Thursday 05/11/2023 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Elderwerks Educational Services
251 E. Northwest Highway, Palatine, IL 60067

Presented by Dr. Jacy Holmes, PsyD, Neuropsychology Fellow, NeuroClinic and Assessments

This presentation will be a broad overview of aging and dementia and will address specific risks and protective factors. It will also include specific signa and symptoms that may be more prevalent in individuals within this community. The audience will develop understanding of the impact of AIDS/HIV epidemic in the 1980s and learn about resources that can help this community.

Dr. Holmes received her doctorate at Adler University where she also focused on social justice and advocating for marginalized individuals. Currently she works under Dr. LaVigne at NeuroClinic and Assessments providing neuropsychological assessments to those with brain injuries, ADHD, learning disabilities, Alzheimer’s and other dementias, as well various psychiatric disorders that present with cognitive concerns.

All are Welcome!
For $10.00* – 1.0 Ethics & Cultural Competency CE Credit will be awarded to Illinois nurses, social workers, professional counselors, and nursing home administrators. *NO FEE for Consumers/Community Members and those not needing CE credit or certificate. | 847-462-0885

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