AFSM and PAHO Virtual Webinar: Is dementia inevitable in old age?

AFSM and PAHO Virtual Webinar: Is dementia inevitable in old age?
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Is dementia inevitable in old age? A discussion with geriatric specialists about the latest news on prevention, treatment, and planning for long-term care. Date / Time:   Tuesday, September 20th, 2022 / 11:00 am – 12:30 pm  Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

The Association of Former PAHO/WHO Staff (AFSM) and the PAHO Healthy Aging Program carried out this webinar with world-renowned specialists in geriatrics from Colombia. The speakers have years of academic excellence, research and work with older persons, as well as numerous publications on the subject of memory, aging and care for people with memory disorders. 

Speakers:

  • Dr. Carlos Cano Gutierrez, Director of the Geriatric Medicine Program at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia is also President of the Association of Latin American Medical Programs for Older Adults (ALMA).
  • José Manuel Santacruz Escudero, Psychiatrist specializing in Geriatrics, Director of the Memory Center at the University Hospital, San Ignacio.
  • Dr. Ana Carolina Gama González, Geriatric physician member of the Memory Center at the University Hospital, San Ignacio.