Kensington Senior Living is proud to partner with the Institute on Aging and the Sutter Health Ray Dolby Brain Health Center for this educational webinar. Discover how early detection, combined with innovative treatments like Leqembi, is paving the way for a brighter future for individuals and families affected by Alzheimer’s.
Our experts Dr. Armen Moughamian of the Ray Dolby Brain Health Center and Laura Liesem, LCSW of the Institute on Aging, will share the latest diagnostic tools and strategies for early detection; comprehensive care and management approaches; insights into holistic care plans, lifestyle modifications and support strategies to enhance the quality of life for both individuals with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers.
What You Will Learn
Basic Science: How Leqembi Fights Amyloid Plaques in the Brain
Efficacy: Progress in First Few Months after FDA-Approval
Impact: What Leqembi Means for Individuals, Families & Caregivers
Accessibility: Medicare Coverage
Whether you are a healthcare professional, a caregiver, someone concerned about their cognitive health, or simply interested in the latest advancements in Alzheimer’s research, this webinar offers valuable insights that can make a difference. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to gain knowledge, ask questions, and be part of the conversation shaping the future of Alzheimer’s disease treatment.
Laura Liesem is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and currently serves as Vice President of Central Operations: Ops Quality and Strategy at Institute on Aging. Her operational focus is Companioa, IOA’s comprehensive dementia services. Laura has been an integral member of Institute on Aging’s leadership team in the expansion of home and community-based services throughout California. Laura proudly serves as the co-chair of the San Francisco Long-Term Care Coordinating Council, which advises the Mayor and City on policy, planning, and service delivery issues for older adults and people with disabilities to promote an integrated and accessible long-term care system. She has an MSW with a focus in gerontology from UC Berkeley and Bachelor’s in Social Work from Ohio University.
Armen Moughamian, MD, PhD, Director of the Ray Dolby Brain Health Center, is a neurologist who cares for people with neurodegenerative brain illnesses including Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, as well as movement disorders such as Huntington’s disease and spinocerebellar ataxias. Board certified in neurology, Dr. Moughamian studies the development and progression of neurodegenerative diseases, as well as investigational and U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved treatments for these illnesses. Dr. Moughamian received his medical degree and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, through the Medical Scientist Training Program.
Alexandra Kaplan is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and CARES Dementia Specialist with a bachelor’s in public health from The George Washington University and a master’s in gerontology from University of Southern California. Prior to joining Institute on Aging as a Caregiver Coach, Alexandra worked in the senior living industry in activities and memory care. She is passionate about quality dementia care and education, as well as breaking the stigma around aging.