Splaine Consulting Updates: July 2018

Highlights from the 33rd International Conference of ADI  Last week in Chicago, Mike Splaine and Kate Gordon of Splaine Consulting presented posters, panels, and more at this renowned gathering of international Alzheimer advocates. Mike did a poster session on "Changing Dementia Dementia Care Outcomes: Reducing Hospital Readmissions."  Kate led a panel on "Diverse Populations: Inclusion & Equality." … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: July 2018

Splaine Consulting Updates: June 2018

Splaine Consulting Team to Convene Town Hall Meetings in August for Rhode Island State Plan Update 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 to Alzheimer’s as a person living with the … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: June 2018

Splaine Consulting Updates: May 2018

Recognizing a Critical Cohort in Hands-On Dementia Care Kicking off on June 14th, this is the 41st year of National Nursing Assistants Week, and we're eager to spread the word as nationwide, 4.5 million nursing assistants provide hands-on dementia care every day (source: National Network of Career Nursing Assistants). From assistance with bathing and dressing to … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: May 2018

Splaine Consulting Updates: April 2018

Mike Splaine and Kate Gordon Teaching Innovative UMass Online Policy Course This unique online course is available to anyone in the community who is interested in dementia policy — advocates, staff of advocacy and community organizations, and members of provider organizations who are seeking to better understand the policy process. Learning Outcomes Include: Explain the … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: April 2018

Splaine Consulting Updates: February 2018

Registration Open for Living Alone with Alzheimer's Summit Currently, an estimated 1 million people with dementia live alone in their homes and communities. This reality presents unique challenges, and we hope you'll join us to discuss these challenges — and develop solutions — at one of three locations this spring. These one-day summit meetings will … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: February 2018

Splaine Consulting Updates: February 2018

Nevada State Legislature Committee Meeting "Dementia is increasingly understood to be a life course disease by key policy-makers, not merely a disease of older persons." - Mike Splaine, Carson City, NV On Monday, January 29th, Mike Splaine presented a testimony to members of the Nevada State Legislature's Committee to Study the Needs Related to the … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: February 2018

Splaine Consulting Updates: December 2017

Splaine Consulting to Host One-Day Conferences on Living Alone with Dementia We're pleased to announce an innovative series of one-day meetings, to be held in three locations across the US, to discuss the unique challenges of living alone with dementia. Currently, an estimated 1 million people with dementia live alone in their communities. Save these … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: December 2017

Splaine Consulting Updates: November 2017

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

Splaine Consulting Updates: October 2017

Mike Splaine Gives Keynote Address at Dementia Summit "Dementia friendly communities face the dual challenges of defeating stigma that prevents full social participation by persons living with dementia, while at the same time promoting brain health in the as yet unaffected population. It’s a mindful." - Mike Splaine, 2017 Learning Summit, ACT on Alzheimer's On … Continue reading Splaine Consulting Updates: October 2017