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Public Educational Forum

THE ANNUAL ALZHEIMER’S PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL FORUM
Sunday, March 7, 2021 (1:30 pm – 3:30 pm US Eastern Time)

The event was free-for-all and was held online via Zoom.

Schedule

Public Alzheimer’s Educational Forum

CHAIRS:
Ranjan Duara, MD, FAAN, Mount Sinai Medical Center
Rosie Curiel Cid, PsyD, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Sunday, March 7, 2021

All times in US Eastern Time.

1:30 pm
Introductory Notes and MCI Symposium and Workshop Highlights
1:45

You asked, we answer! Top 5 FAQs

(Top five questions posed through the registration form and answered by top researchers in the field)

How can you distinguish between normal and abnormal cognitive aging using cognitive testing? Are the person’s age, education, cultural and emotional background important factors in determining how you make these distinctions?
I have a family history of dementia – are there genetic risk factors for different forms of MCI and dementia which can be assessed through blood or saliva samples?
I have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease – where would I find the best resources?
I have a history of anxiety and depression – do I have an increased risk for developing Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s disease? Does treatment of depression and anxiety affect the risk for developing MCI and Alzheimer’s?
My mother has memory loss and has been diagnosed with MCI; are there ways to predict whether, and how quickly, it will progress to dementia?
2:00
What treatments are available now?
2:10
Discussion
2:20
How can I get a reliable diagnosis?
2:30
Discussion
2:40
What is the impact of COVID19 on older adults and caregivers?
2:50
Discussion
3:00
What are the top 5 things to do to promote brain health?
3:10
Discussion
3:20
Concluding Remarks
3:30
END OF FORUM
1:30 pm

Ranjan Duara, MD, FAAN, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Rosie Curiel Cid, PsyD, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

1:45

You asked, we answer! Top 5 FAQs

(Top five questions posed through the registration form and answered by top researchers in the field)

David Loewenstein, PhD

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Todd Golde, MD, PhD

University of Florida Health Science Center

Keith Gibson

Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Florida

Mary Ganguli, MD, MPH

University of Pittsburgh

Ronald Petersen, MD, PhD

Mayo Clinic

2:00

Jeffrey Cummings, MD, ScD

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

2:10

Howard Chertkow, MD, Baycrest/University of Toronto

Jeffrey Cummings, MD, ScD, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Sterling Johnson, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

David Morgan, PhD, Michigan State University

2:20

Howard Chertkow, MD

Baycrest/University of Toronto

2:30

Howard Chertkow, MD, Baycrest/University of Toronto

Jeffrey Cummings, MD, ScD, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Sterling Johnson, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

David Morgan, PhD, Michigan State University

2:40

David Morgan, PhD

Michigan State University

2:50

Howard Chertkow, MD, Baycrest/University of Toronto

Jeffrey Cummings, MD, ScD, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Sterling Johnson, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

David Morgan, PhD, Michigan State University

3:00

Sterling Johnson, PhD

University of Wisconsin-Madison

3:10

Howard Chertkow, MD, Baycrest/University of Toronto

Jeffrey Cummings, MD, ScD, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Sterling Johnson, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

David Morgan, PhD, Michigan State University

3:20

Ranjan Duara, MD, FAAN, Mount Sinai Medical Center

Rosie Curiel Cid, PsyD, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

3:30
END OF FORUM

Ranjan Duara (00:00:00)
Rosie Curiel (00:09:49)
You Asked, We Answered (00:12:28)

David Loewenstein (00:12:43)
Todd Golde (00:16:50)
Keith Gibson (00:24:22)
Mary Ganguli (00:27:22)
Ronald Petersen (00:30:42)

Howard Chertkow (00:00:20)
Jeffrey Cummings (00:20:58)
David Morgan (00:30:40)
Sterling Johnson (00:50:00)
Panel Discussion (01:06:38)