Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are thought of by many as impacting memory and brain function. What many don’t realize is that these diseases eventually rob patients of nearly all of their bodies’ physical abilities as well. Join us for this interactive program on understanding how Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias impact both the minds and bodies of those afflicted. The physical, cognitive, psychological and spiritual impact on family caregivers will also be explored.
Jenerations Health Education, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0130. Participants are granted 3Contact Hours of Continuing Education*Live, on-line, self-study
This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 3 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval # 20210929-3-A70116-DL
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: I00041825 Approval Number 200136736: To claim these CEs, log into your CE Center account at www.ccmcertification.org
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.
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