University of Vermont

College of Medicine

The Center on Aging

Events, Seminars, Courses


Plan Ahead - Free Online Course

Living with Dementia: Impact on Individuals, Caregivers, Communities and Societies


January 12 - February 15, 2015


Health professionals and students, family caregivers, friends of and affected individuals, and others interested in learning about dementia and quality care will benefit from completing the course. Led by Drs. Nancy Hodgson and Laura Gitlin of The Johns Hopkins University, participants will acquire foundational knowledge in the care of persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and other neurocognitive disorders in this 5-week course.


Click here for more information and to register.


Free Educational Programs on Dementia Offered Statewide - March through May 2015

The Alzheimer's Asosciation of Vermont has announced a series of FREE educational programs for the public.


Each session takes place statewide at each of the VIT (Vermont Interactive Television) sites:


     Bennington, Brattleboro, Johnson, Lyndonville, Montpelier, Middlebury,

     Newport, Randolph Center, Rutland, Springfield, St. Albans, White River Junction, Williston


Click here for the list of classes with dates. (See back of flier for class descriptions.)


Our next program, Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia, takes place on Saturday, March 14, 2015, from 9 am to Noon. Please reserve a seat at least 5 days prior to the scheduled program. To make a reservation, or to speak with a staff member, please call the Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272-3900.


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