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Protecting Memory and Cognition: Simple Steps Everyone Can Take (Courtesy of Brightview Dulles Corner)

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Joanna Frankel
Course Levels:
Beginner & Intermediate
3 Hours 15 Minutes
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Brightview Dulles Corner - Herndon Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory - Herndon, Virginia



Understanding how biological and environmental factors influence the unfolding of cognitive changes as we age may provide strategies to protect memory and cognition.  This lecture highlights cutting edge research directed towards prevention of AD as well as epidemiological research that identifies factors that positively or negatively influence the risk of dementing illnesses. 

Content Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Please note there is no streaming/virtual option

LOCATION: Registration 8:30am; Program 9am-12:15pm EST

Brightview Senior Living Dulles Corner

13700 Magna Way

Herndon, VA 20171




Certified Case Manager

This program has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers.  The course is approved for 3 CE contact hour(s).  Activity code: S00055281 Approval Number 230001731:   To claim these CEs, log into your CE Center account at*Certificate must be retained for at least one year past the participant’s CCM board certified case manager’s renewal date.

Certified Dementia Practitioners

Jenerations is a Certified Sponsor of professional continuing education with the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners for members holding certifications as CDP, CDCM and CADDCT. This is approved for 3 CEU.


Jenerations Health Education is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17753 for 3Contact Hours. This certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four years after the course ends. *All attendees seeking nursing credits are responsible for confirming that their own licensing board accepts contact hours approved by other state nursing boards.


Jenerations Health Education is approved by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM) as a continuing education provider, #20-801JHE. This activity is approved for 3  CMC contact hours.




Social Work

Jenerations Health Education, #1494, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 01/26/2021-01/26/24. Social Workers completing this course receive 3 General Social Work Practice continuing education credit.


Joanna Frankel's Profile

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Joanna Frankel is a graduate of Towson University with her Bachelors in both Psychology and Gerontology. Following, Joanna obtained her MSW from the University of Maryland School of Social Work with a clinical concentration and a focus in Aging. Since, Joanna has been working in the long-term care setting for over 15 years. Her experience includes directing the social work department in a 205-bed facility, with clients who have a variety of mental health issues, long term care needs, at end of life, on dialysis and who are ventilator dependent.  Additionally, Joanna is passionate about and has expertise in dementia, advance directives/end of life and mental health issues in the elderly. Furthermore, she has spent the last 10 years consulting in several nursing homes, educating social workers on the proper practices of long-term care while providing clinical supervision. Joanna has always educated interdisciplinary teams, patients and families on various topics on aging. When Joanna isn’t working, you can find her playing ball with her husband and 2 boys or at the nearest sushi restaurant.

Learning Objectives & Agenda


45 minutes: Discuss at least 3 risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias 

45 minutes: Identify at least 3 factors that decrease risk or protect against Alzheimer’s disease.

15 minutes: BREAK

45 minutes: Explain the role of education in decreasing risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

45 minutes:  Practice strategies for discussing prevention with patients and clients. 






Live (Onsite) Programs - FAQ

*Successful completion of this seminar will require attendance for the entire event, signing in & out as well as completion & submission of the evaluation form.

*Certificates distributed  upon completion & receipt of evaluation

*Partial credit is not offered

Q: Do you offer ADA Accommodations?

A: Yes! If you are requesting ADA accommodations, please contact us via email at  at least two weeks prior to the course date. Requests after that date may not be fulfilled.

Q: What do I do if I have a complaint/grievance?

A: For grievances, contact Jenerations Health Education at 443-416-7710 or 




Bibliography & References

Bibliography & References available upon request


Brightview Dulles Corner - Herndon Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory

13700 Magna Way, Herndon, Virginia 20171, United States
(571) 536-6715