Join us on October 3rd at 12 noon at 47 College Street (room 106B), New Haven, for “Changing the Paradigm in Dementia: The Role of Non-Pharmacological Strategies for Supporting a ‘Good Life’ ”
The speaker will be Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Distinguished University Professor at Drexel University.
Dr. Laura N. Gitlin, an applied research sociologist, is nationally and internationally recognized for her research on developing, evaluating and implementing novel home and community-based interventions that improve quality of life of persons with dementia and their family caregivers, enhance daily function of older adults with disability, and address mental health disparities. She is a well-funded researcher, having received continuous research and training grants from federal agencies and private foundations for over 35 years.
Lunch for participants will served from 1-1:30 pm in the lobby.
Sponsored by Yale School of Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, and Yale School of Nursing.