Splaine Consulting Highlights Our team's advocacy work, here & abroad Splaine Consulting May 2019 Newsletter Road Map for Indian Country Proposes Eight Strategies to Promote Wellness A newly released document on dementia and caregiving—the Healthy Brain Initiative (HBI) Road Map for Indian Country—is intended as a guide for the leaders of American Indians and Alaska … Continue reading Splaine Consulting May 2019 Newsletter
What we're doing, what we're reading, and where we've been: it's all here. Follow our Facebook & LinkedIn pages for updates, and forward this newsletter to friends and colleagues interested in all things Alzheimer's. Thanks for keeping us in your inbox! Splaine Consulting April 2019 Newsletter Splaine Consulting Highlights Our team's advocacy work, here & … Continue reading Splaine Consulting April 2019 Newsletter
Alzheimer’s Disease Public Policy Online Course: Winter 2019 Registration is now open for our online course through the University of Massachusetts-Boston. Dates: Tuesdays, 1pm – 3pm Eastern (Jan 29 – Mar 5) Fee: $250 per participant (enrollment in UMASS not necessary) University of Massachusetts Boston Professional training certificate that awards 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit) About the … Continue reading Take a Class with Splaine Consulting
Our second round of Living Alone with Alzheimer's: A Solutions Summit is coming soon! Learn more and register here.
“Good advocates need to be convicted—convinced—of the moral purpose of their cause.” - Mike Splaine, pictured here with social work students from Christ College This weekend marked a tremendous advocacy win for India. During the 22nd National Conference of ARDSI in Bangalore, Dementia 2018: Research, Implement, Improve, the country's health minister attended the meeting and committed to … Continue reading India’s Health Minister Commits to Completing Dementia Action Plan
The Splaine Consulting team is excited to announce a series of town hall meetings happening across the state of Rhode Island in August. Rhode Island is currently updating their Alzheimer state plan, and we're looking forward to gathering input and feedback from the dementia community. If you're a resident of Rhode Island and are connected … Continue reading Splaine Consulting to Convene Town Hall Meetings in Rhode Island
Check out the publications on ID and dementia developed through our participation with the National Task Group (NTG) on Intellectual Disability and Dementia Practices.
In an article currently live on the Dementia Care Specialists blog, Mike Splaine shares the story of how he was drawn to the field of health, aging, and long-term care, and why that background has been foundational to the launch of our groundbreaking Living Alone with Alzheimer's Summits, happening this month in Orange County, California; … Continue reading Discover the “Why” Behind Our Living Alone with Alzheimer’s Summits
Join us this spring for one of our three "Living Alone with Alzheimer's" one-day conferences focused on the challenges of the approximately 1 million people currently living alone with a dementia diagnosis. Conferences will be held in: Orange County, California St. Louis, Missouri Baltimore, Maryland Register and learn more at LivingAloneWithAD.com, and spread the word! … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Hosts Living Alone with Alzheimer’s Summit
Mike Splaine Testifies Before AGH Subcommittee on Capitol Hill On Wednesday, November 29th, Mike Splaine was among a panel of experts called upon by the House Foreign Affairs Committee's AGH (Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations) to present "A Global Update on Alzheimer's Disease." The special hearing was convened by Representative Chris … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: November 2017
By Michael Splaine, Principal, Splaine Consulting The scenarios are endless, so let’s narrow this down to an office visit. Perhaps you have implemented the annual wellness visit and a patient scores poorly on the simple cognitive test. Or a concerned daughter-in-law tips you off that mom isn’t as sharp as she was. Or the patient … Continue reading Thinking About Thinking™: How to help a patient with a thinking problem using KAER
By Michael Splaine, Principal, Splaine Consulting Thought and policy leaders in health are trying to move us from a mindset that health is the cure of disease, or “sick care,” to an embrace of wellness, a mindset that leads to adoption of prevention and proactive strategies as individuals and health systems. Believing that a wellness … Continue reading Thinking About Thinking™: Medicare Annual Wellness Visit Supports Brain Health