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Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia

2015-06-26, 10:00am to 3:00pm, 630 Davis Drive, Morrisville, NC

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This event is related to the Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia Task Force.

Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia

North Carolina Institute of Medicine

June 26, 2015

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

10:00 - 10:15

Introduction and Welcome to the Task Force

Our Task Force co-chairs will bring the meeting to order and facilitate member introductions. We ask that each Task Force member introduce him/herself with name, title, and organization.

Goldie S. Byrd, PhD

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

North Carolina A&T State University

Doug Dickerson, MBA

State Director

AARP NC

Lisa Gwyther, MSW, LCSW

Director, Family Support Program

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Division of Geriatric Psychiatry

Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development

Duke University Medical Center

Adam Zolotor, MD, DrPH

President and CEO

North Carolina Institute of Medicine

10:15 – 11:15 Health Professional Training

Panelists will discuss various aspects of health professional training as it relates to the needs of individuals with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. The panel will be followed by open group discussion.  The desired outcome of this panel and discussion is a shared understanding of the successes and challenges in health professional training, so that we can develop actionable and feasible recommendations for improvement.

Renee Batts

Associate Director, Allied Health

North Carolina Community Colleges System

Loretta Matters, RN, MSN

Associate Director

Center of Excellence in Geriatric Nursing Education

Duke University School of Nursing

Philip D. Sloane, MD, MPH

Elizabeth and Oscar Goodwin Distinguished Professor of Family Medicine

Co-Director, Program on Aging, Disability and Long-Term Care

Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

11:15 – 12:30 Health System Capacity and Access to Care

Panelists will discuss various aspects of health system capacity and access to care as it relates to the needs of individuals with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. The panel will be followed by open group discussion. The desired outcome of this panel and discussion is an improved awareness of the health system capacity challenges and status of access to care as related to Alzheimer’s Disease, so that we can develop actionable and feasible recommendations for improvement.

Linda Darden, MHA, CPA

President and CEO

Hospice and Palliative Care Center

Polly Welsh

Executive Vice President

North Carolina Health Care Facilities Association

Nancy Smith Hunnicutt

Long Term Care Regional Ombudsman

Land of Sky Area Agency on Aging

Kaycee Sink, MD, MAS

Associate Professor and Interim Chief

Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

12:30 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 2:00

Economic Impact of Alzheimer’s Disease

The desired outcome of this presentation is an improved understanding of the demographic and economic challenges Alzheimer’s Disease presents for North Carolina, so that we can apply this understanding in drafting the Task Force recommendations in all topic areas.

James H. Johnson, Jr., PhD

Director, Urban Investment Strategies Center

Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise

William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Kenan-Flagler Business School

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2:00 – 3:00

Discussion of Potential Recommendations: Health Professional Training, Access to Care, Health System Capacity

The desired outcome of this discussion is a list of 3-5 draft recommendations (or areas of focus) in each of today’s discussion topics: health professional training, health system capacity, and access to care.

Facilitator:

Michelle Ries, MPH

Project Director

North Carolina Institute of Medicine

Presentations and Handouts