PPA faculty to present at Issues in Aging conference

Two faculty from the Program for Positive Aging will be presenting at next week’s Issues in Aging conference held at Schoolcraft College in Livonia on April 23rd and 24th.

Lynne Etters, DNP,GNP-BC,ANP-C and Gerontological Nursing Leadership Academy Fellow, U-M will present The DICE Approach: We’re on a Roll during the Current Research & Practices for Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia program. The DICE approach is a nationally and internationally-acclaimed educational and training strategy developed by PPA’s Director Dr. Helen Kales to better assess, identify and resolve behavioral expressions in patients and support caregivers in family and institutional environments.

Donovan Maust, MD, MS, Asst. Prof of Psychiatry, U-M Research Scientist, VA, Ann Arbor Healthcare System will present Understand & Simplify: Psychotropic Prescribing in Older Adults as part of the New Enhancements in Frailty Care program.

The conference is sponsored by Michigan Medical’s Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center, the Greater Michigan Chapter Alzheimer’s Association and Wayne State University’s institute of Gerontology.

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