Special Interest Group

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  • Track: Networking
  • Location: Hyatt: Seaview A
  • CME/CE: 0.0
  • Type: In-Person

Chair: Steven R. Counsell, MD, AGSF, FACP
The mission of the Healthcare for Low-Income Seniors Special Interest Group is to improve the quality and outcome of healthcare and to maximize independence among low-income seniors by bringing together geriatrics professionals dedicated to the care of the poor; disseminating practical solutions and innovative geriatrics team care models; and advocating for public policy change to better address the needs of this population.  The Healthcare for Low-Income Seniors SIG is open to all AGS meeting participants.

Dementia Care for Low Income Seniors and Their Caregivers: Community and State-Based Programs
Featured Panelists:
Cynthia Carlsson, MD, MS, Director, Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute, and Professor of Medicine, University of Wisconsin
Gabriela Cohen, MD, Dementia Specialist, Grady Hospital and Georgia Memory Net, and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Emory University
Malaz Boustani, MD, MPH, Director of the Sandra Eskenazi Center for Brain Care Innovation, and Professor of Medicine, Indiana University