The Gerontological Society of America
Washington, District of Columbia – United States
Katie Maslow is a visiting scholar at the Gerontological Society of America (GSA). The focus of her work is care-related issues for older people with cognitive impairment, dementia, and co-existing medical conditions. She was co-chair of the October 2017 National Research Summit on Care, Services and Supports for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers, and is the lead author of the GSA toolkit, KAER: A 4-Step Process to Detecting Cognitive Impairment and Earlier Diagnosis of Dementia: Approaches and Tools for Primary Care Providers. Before joining GSA in 2016, Katie was a scholar-in-residence at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), National Academies of Science, in Washington DC, where she worked on studies of geriatric mental health, cognitive aging, and advanced dementia. She previously conducted policy-related research for the Alzheimer's Association and the U.S. Office of Technology Assessment.
Friday, November 8
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM