This seminar will discuss:

  • Uncovering nutritional strategies to enhance a person with dementia's well-being.
  • Learn how to support challenging dietary issues caused by dementia.
  • How adaptive equipment or changes in meals can facilitate mealtime.

Speaker: Lisa Zullig, MS, RDN, CSG, CDN Director of Nutrition Services at God's Love We Deliver

This seminar will discuss:

  • Information that can be used to ensure services are welcoming to LGBTQ+ people with dementia.
  • How providers can support caregivers who identify as LGBTQ+ - these may be partners of people with dementia, or they may be the adult children or friends of people with dementia.
  • We will look at some ways that providers and care partners can help advocate for LGBTQ+ people with dementia, including resources in your local communities to help reach LGBTQ+ people and how you as a care partner can connect to affirming services.

Speaker: Sadiya Abjani, Director of Training and Instructional Design, Sage Sadiya Abjani is a queer Muslim activist. She received her Bachelors in Islamic Studies and English from the University of Texas at Austin. Previously, Sadiya worked as the Corporate Training Coordinator at the Equal Rights Center. She has done extensive work with the elder communities.

For more information or to register over the phone, contact CaringKind Helpline (646) 744-2900.