Splaine Consulting Updates: April 2017

PAHO Alz UPAHO and Alzheimer’s University Training

March was a busy month, with Mike Splaine and Kate Gordon presenting a 4-day training course, Alzheimer’s University, for national leaders of Alzheimer’s associations with Alzheimer’s Disease International. Training events included a visit to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to discuss the implementation of the PAHO Regional Plan of Action on Dementia in Older Adults. A big thanks to Mrs. Dévora Kestel, PAHO Unit Chief, Mental Health and Substance Use, and the PAHO staff for hosting us. Want to partner with us to meet your organization’s advocacy training needs? Contact us.
ASA Conference
Splaine Consulting Team Presents at ASA 
On March 22, Mike Splaine, Kate Gordon, and Brooke Hollister, PhD (UCSF) presented a 60-minute advocacy & policy workshop, Dementia: A Global Health Priority, at the American Society on Aging conference held in Chicago. We have been collaborating with Dr. Hollister over the past few months and enjoyed the chance to share our work more broadly. Want to learn more about our services or schedule a workshop with us? Visit our site.
Meet Our New Social Media Manager
Splaine Consulting associate Samantha Gardner has passed the social media marketing torch to Michelle Seitzer. Michelle has been in the elder care field for two decades, has worked with Splaine Consulting for 5 years, and has 8 years of experience in social media management. Thanks for your great work in building our company’s presence on social, Samantha!
The 2017 Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum 
At this year’s Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum, Mike Splaine presented—on behalf of Alzheimer’s Disease International—highlights from 30 national Alzheimer plans and the pending World Health Organization (WHO) plan. 
Follow the hashtags #AlzForum2017 and #ENDALZ to see photos from the event, keep up with the latest Alzheimer’s Association advocacy initiatives, and to find out how you can make a difference. How many years has Mike attended the Forum? Check out our Splaine Consulting Facebook page to find out!