NTG Related Webinars

Aging Network Webinar on ID and Dementia - May-June 2020

The GWEPs (Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Programs) at the University of Rhode Island and Virginia Commonwealth University have teamed up with the NTG to hold a three part series of webinars on "Lifelong Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia: Basics of What Your Need to Know" for the aging network and aging services providers.  The webinars will be held Wednesdays, on May 27th, June 10th, and June 24th from Noon to 1:00pm EDT.  The sessions will run for 45 minutes, plus 15 minutes for Q&A.  There is no cost for the webinars.

FMI: contact Faith Helm [rigec@etal.uri.edu]                Click on image                                                                                                              


New NTG Webinar Series on COVID-19, ID, & Dementia

Join NTG experts as they discuss the implications of COVID-19 specifically as it impacts adults with ID and dementia.  Cost is $30 for the entire series.


This 5 part webinar series runs on May 12, 19, 26 and June 2 and 9, from 6 pm - 7:30 pm EDT.  All webinars are recorded and available for viewing for paid registrants following the live event. 

For more information.

May 12th     "What's Wrong With My Best Friend?"                          Rick Rader, MD

May 19th     "The Role of Ethics in Medical Decision-Making"      

                                                                                    Jeanne Kerwin, D.MH, HEC-C

May 26th     "What Are Your Wishes?  Goals of Care Conversation in the Age of COVID-19"                                                                               Michelle Carignan, RN

June 2th      "Care for the Caregiver: Recognizing and Managing Stress During the Pandemic"                                                                                 Helen Stepowany, MS

June 9th      "When Will I Get Sick? Education and Counseling People with ID in the COVID-19 Pandemic"                                                                    Patti Wade, CDCCI

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