Event date: 1/19/2023 Export event
Mark Wills
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Knowledge is Power: Confronting Mild Cognitive Impairment and Why It Matters

NASW Wisconsin

Noon-1 p.m. Central

More than 80% of Americans know little or are not familiar with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), which can be an early stage of Alzheimer’s disease. About one-third of people living with MCI due to Alzheimer’s disease go on to develop dementia within five years. This session will provide information to attendees on MCI, the importance of early diagnosis and treatment, tools to assist in developing a chronic disease management plan and how to connect individuals to resources and support so they can continue to live their best lives.

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand MCI and how it is connected to Alzheimer's disease and other neurocognitive disorders;
  • Learn effective strategies to assist individuals with day-to-day challenges associated with MCI; and
  • Build a chronic disease management plan specific to MCI.
1 CEU available

Register for Knowledge is Power: Confronting Mild Cognitive Impairment and Why It Matters at https://naswwi.socialworkers.org/Events/NASW-WI-Calendar/ArticleID/2798/ArtMID/49105/preview/true.
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