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April
2021
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14:31 PM
America/Chicago

UHD Hosts Virtual Alzheimer's Disease Summit on April 22

The University of Houston-Downtown is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association to host a virtual summit to discuss Alzheimer's disease. The summit is scheduled from 1:30 - 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 22, and registration is available online.

Participants will gain useful knowledge about the disease including the following:

  • The impact of Alzheimer's disease, risk factors, and current research.
  • How to make a difference in understanding and treating Alzheimer's disease.
  • Speak with students and professionals involved with older-adult care and advocacy.

Event participants receive two hours of volunteer credit from the Alzheimer's Association and extra credit when allowed by UHD faculty.

The event is made possible by UHD's College of Public Service and its Collaboratory for Aging Resources and Education. Additional supporters include the Social Work Student Community Advocacy Network with Phi Alpha National Honor Society - Tau Delta Chapter, Bilingual Education Student Organization, UHD Health Empowerment, UHD's American Medical Student Association and UHD's Financial Management Association.