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The Basics of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Event Date:

October 6, 2023

Event Time:

12:00 pm

Alzheimer’s and dementia have touched all of our lives in one way or another. We have either had a loved one impacted by Alzheimer’s or another dementia or know someone who has. More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s and this number continues to grow as our population ages. This presentation aims to give you a foundation to understand the basics of Alzheimer’s and dementia and how to help if you are working with clients who might be facing the disease or caring for someone who is. 

This workshop fulfills the required one-hour (minimum) training on the diagnosis, treatment, and care of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.


Workshop Objectives

  • Understand Alzheimer’s and dementia and what the difference is. 
  • Learn about the risk factors, diagnostic process, and stages of the disease.
  • Discussion of current FDA-approved treatments and the emerging research around Alzheimer’s.
  • Provide insight into common caregiver concerns and challenges.
  • Build knowledge of resources to support those living with dementia and their caregivers.


About the Speaker

Jessica Lloyd (she/her), is an LCSW based in Chicago, IL. She currently works as a Training Specialist for the 24/7 Helpline at the Alzheimer’s Association. Jessica has worked at the Alzheimer’s Association for over 5 years and worked as a Care Consultant providing direct support to people living with dementia and their families prior to her training role. She has a master’s in social work from the University of Chicago with a focus on clinical social work and older adult studies.

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Event FAQs

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made 24 hours or more in advance of the event date will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations made on the day of the event will not be refunded. Please email us at to cancel your registration.

Registration for CEUs

This workshop fulfills the requirements for 2 CE credits. CE sponsorship is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), and credits are applicable to LCSW and transferrable to LCPC in Illinois. If you have a different licensure or are licensed outside of Illinois, please check with your licensure body before purchasing. 


Please note that we require your live attendance in order to issue CE certificates. If you are unable to attend live, please let us know at least 24 hours before the event.


Please enter your licensure information in the Google form provided in our follow-up email to ensure the prompt issue of CE certificates after the workshop.

Event Schedule Details

  • October 6, 2023 12:00 pm   -   2:00 pm
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