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Alzheimer's and Related Dementias: Ask The Expert

Thursday, November 14 at 2:00 PM CST Brookdale Senior Living will be hosting an interactive, online webinar on the topic of "The Basics of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias". The event is free, however, If you'd like to attend please fill out the registration form on the right and we'll send you the link along with details for how you can join us. Throughout the presentation, we will be answering questions from those in attendance.

Do you have a loved one living with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia? Are you searching for answers about techniques for caregiving? Join us for a conversation with Juliet Holt Klinger, MA Brookdale's Vice President of Dementia Care and Programs. We will briefly discuss the basics of the Alzheimer's disease and its effects on the brain, but will also happily explore the topics related to dementia caregiving that you want to hear more about.

Presenter Bios


Juliet Holt Klinger

Juliet Hold Klinger

Juliet Holt Klinger heads up Brookdale's dementia care solutions. She is a gerontologist specializing in person-centered programs for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. As a trainer and program designer for more than 25 years, she has developed and operated programs for national companies representing both skilled nursing and assisted living levels of dementia care. Before joining the company in 2004 as a Divisional Memory Care Specialist, Juliet held corporate level Alzheimer's program consulting positions with Marriott Senior Living Services and Sunrise Senior Living. She became the National Director of Dementia Care for Brookdale in 2008 and is currently Vice President of Dementia Care.

Juliet holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Work and an Aging Studies Certificate from the University of Iowa, and a Master's Degree in Gerontology from the University of Northern Colorado.

In her role at Brookdale, Juliet supervises the Divisional Memory Care Specialist team and oversees the programming and quality assurance in Brookdale's 266 dementia care locations, and the provision of dementia care consultation in all 650 Brookdale communities. Brookdale's dementia care solutions address the spectrum of needs in its newest early-stage dementia care communities to assisted living and skilled nursing levels of care.

Presentations for Brookdale include: National Alzheimer's Association Education Conference2008, American Medical Directors Association Long Term Care Medicine Conference 2010, Washington State Alzheimer's Association Conference 2010, and Environments for Aging Conference 2012.

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN

Dr Kevin O'NeilCarol Cummings is a passionate advocate for older adult wellness and healthy aging. She works for Brookdale Senior living developing cutting edge programs that support living well in spite of challenges related to aging. Carol has a bachelor's degree in nursing and a certification in wellness coaching. She writes a weekly blog for Brookdale's website.