What: Webinar for Health Care Professionals and Clinicians, hosted by UsAgainstAlzheimer’s
When: 10:00 AM Pacific to 11:00 AM Pacific
Description: Mitchell S.V. Elkind, MD, MPhil, past president of the American Heart Association, tenured professor of Neurology and Epidemiology, and chief of the Division of Neurology Clinical Outcomes Research and Population Sciences at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, discusses how managing blood pressure can reduce the risk of cognitive decline and dementia and offers recommendations for applying the latest science in clinical practice and community education.
Participants in this webinar will be able to:
- List six or more modifiable risk factors for dementia.
- Summarize the link between hypertension and dementia.
- Identify effective interventions and strategies to address hypertension, with a special focus on adults ages 45 and older.
- Identify special considerations for high-risk populations.