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Thursday, December 9, 2010

Quality of Care For Alzheimer's Patients, Senate Committee on Aging Forum (Video)


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The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a forum on the current quality of care for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and the impact on patients' families.

The Forum was lead by committee Chairman, Herbert "Herb" H. Kohl, U.S. Senator [D] Wisconsin.


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Speakers include:
  • Bob Corker, U.S. Senator, Tennessee
  • Laura Gitlin, Director, Thomas Jefferson University, Applied Research on Aging and Health Center
  • Patricia A. Grady, National Institute of Nursing Research
  • Kathy Greenlee, Assistant Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging
  • Christine Kovach, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Nursing
  • Patricia McGinnis, Executive Director, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
  • Eric Hall, President and Founding CEO, Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA)
  • Robert Egge, Vice President, Alzheimer's Association, Public Policy and Advocacy




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