Sleep & Dementia

It’s no secret that sleep is important, and most Americans don’t get enough of it. So, how can healthcare and wellness professionals work with patients and clients to prioritize sleep and stick to a long-term plan? Learn about the association between sleep and dementia, effective screening tools and strategies to optimize quality sleep.

The American Society on Aging is offering a free one-hour webinar on August 17th at 1:00 pm on Sleep and Dementia, from the Brain Health Academy by Us Against Alzheimer’s. This webinar can be used as part of your annual dementia care training requirement required under NH’s RSA 151.

The webinar is free and open to the public, however advanced online registration is required.

  • Includes one complimentary Continuing Education (CE) credit.
  • To request speech-to-text captioning during this event, please contact ASA.

Participants in this webinar will be able to:

  • List six or more modifiable risk factors for dementia.
  • Summarize the link between sleep and dementia.
  • Identify effective interventions and strategies to address sleep, with a special focus on adults ages 45 and older.
  • Identify special considerations for high-risk populations.

 Presenter:

Erik St. LouisErik K. St. Louis, MD, is co-director of the Center for Sleep Medicine and director of the Mayo Sleep Behavior and Neurophysiology Research Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

Continuing education for this event will be available until October 17, 2022. 

A PDF copy of the PowerPoint slides for this presentation will be available to download during the event.

Audio for this webinar will be broadcast only via VoIP (your computer speakers). Group viewings are encouraged, but please note only the registrant who logs on and joins the webcast is eligible for the continuing education. Everyone who will be claiming continuing education needs to register and log into the event using their email address attendance can be verified.

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