March 6 or March 8, 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM

Join occupational therapist and Asbury Senior Director of Wellness and Brain Health Sue Paul to understand the latest approaches for diagnosing and optimizing brain health through rehabilitation services. This 1-credit course is designed for physical and occupational therapists. Coffee and a light breakfast will be provided. Participants will:

  • Identify the DSM V criteria for a major neurocognitive disorder
  • Understand and define our neurocognitive domains
  • Explain the different types of attention
  • Identify appropriate standardized testing for cognition in older adults
  • Recommend appropriate exercise and lifestyle interventions based on cognitive assessment

March 6 Location: Asbury Methodist Village Rosborough Center, Gaithersburg

March 8 Location: Asbury Solomons Auditorium, Solomons

Registration is not required but RSVPs are appreciated! Contact: Erin Cleary, 301-987-6796, ecleary@asbury.org

About the Presenter: Sue Paul is Senior Director of Wellness and Brain Health for Asbury Communities, a multi-state system of continuing care retirement communities. She is a licensed occupational therapist with more than 30 years of experience working with older adults with orthopedic and neurological conditions, specializing in neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Sue is a Certified Health Coach and Functional Aging Specialist, as well as a Brain Trainer, Certified through the American Council on Exercise. She was appointed to the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Council by Governor Hogan in 2020 and was a long-time ambassador for the Alzheimer’s Association to Maryland’s Congressional 6th District. Sue is the founder and executive director of SeniorScapes, Inc., a non-profit whose mission is to create safe, accessible, dementia-friendly public parks for older adults.

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