Meet the Authors
Please join Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, FAAN and Nancy A. Hodgson, PhD, as they celebrate the publication of their new book, Better Living With Dementia: Implications for Individuals, Families, Communities, and Societies (Academic Press).
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
5:00 - 5:30 p.m. Networking Reception
5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Formal program
7:00 p.m. Dessert and coffee service
The Bossone Research Enterprise Center
3140 Market Street
This free event is open to the public, but we request that you RSVP.
Following the networking reception at 5 p.m., we will host presentations and discussions on changing dementia care in Philadelphia moderated by Marie Savard, MD, former ABC News medical contributor.
Setting the Stage for Improving Dementia Care in Philadelphia
Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, distinguished University professor and dean of the Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions
Nancy A. Hodgson, PhD, the Anthony Buividas Term Chair in Gerontology and associate professor of nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Jason Karlawish, MD, contributing author, professor of medicine, medical ethics and health policy and neurology, at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine as well as co-director of the Penn Memory Center
Panel Discussion: Caregivers and Healthcare Professionals as Ambassadors for Change
Caregiver: Yvonne Latty, director of the reporting New York and reporting the National programs at New York University’s Carter Journalism Institute
Dance/Movement Therapist: Natasha Goldstein-Levitas, MA, BC-DMT ’02, board certified dance/movement therapist and senior and dementia care advisor
Physician: G. Peter Gliebus, MD, interim chair of the department of Neurology, director of the Memory and Cognitive Disorders Center, Drexel Neurosciences Institute, as well as director of the Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry Fellowship Program
Following the program, Drs. Gitlin and Hodgson will be on hand to sign your copy of their book. Either bring your copy or purchase it on site from Drexel’s Barnes & Noble Bookstore team. Most major credit cards accepted.
For more information about the event, contact Rachel Barnett at 267.359.5936.
Continue the conversation with Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions’ new AgeWell Collaboratory, a center without walls, bringing together community-based agencies, scholars, policy makers and educators committed to addressing key health challenges facing aging individuals and their families through interprofessional research, education and practice.
Mark your calendar for upcoming AgeWell Collaboratory meetings in 2019.
- February 19
- May 16
- October 2
For more information about the AgeWell Collaboratory, send a brief message to firstname.lastname@example.org.