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PART 1: LIVING LONG & LIVING WELL WHILE LIVING WITH MENTAL ILLNESS
PART 2: LIVING LONG & LIVING WELL WHILE BEING A CAREGIVER
PART 3: LIVING LONG & LIVING WELL WHILE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA

Living Long & Living Well with Experts from McLean

A Three-Part Dementia Education Series

Presented by Medical Experts from

PART 1: Thursday, January 25 | 3 p.m.
LIVING LONG & LIVING WELL WHILE LIVING WITH MENTAL ILLNESS
Presented by Corina Laudate, LICSW, Clinical Social Worker/Geriatrics, Inpatient Services
Mental health concerns can affect those of any age, gender, ethnicity, income, or education level. We’ll discuss behavioral health issues that can arise as one ages, including symptoms, diagnoses, the context of stressors, crisis intervention, finding care, treatment options, supportive resources, and self-care.

PART 2: Thursday, February 29 | 3 p.m.
LIVING LONG & LIVING WELL WHILE BEING A CAREGIVER
Presented by Marie Clouqueur, LICSW, Geriatric Case Manager and Caring for the Caregiver Support Services Leader
Caregivers hold a crucial role in the well-being of older adults, often at the expense of their own physical and mental health. Join us to explore common experiences shared by caregivers and tips for overcoming challenges, handling changing relationships, processing grief and guilt, navigating care options, and maintaining one’s own health.

PART 3: Thursday, March 28 | 3 p.m.
LIVING LONG & LIVING WELL WHILE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA
Presented by Liz Goldstein, LICSW, Clinical Social Worker/Geriatrics, Cognitive Neuropsychiatry Inpatient Unit
Dementia can be a scary word. We’ll remove the mystery and explain what this diagnosis means, including what causes dementia, the different types, available care and treatment options, and how to live well with it through various stages of progression.

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