Family Caregiving and Telehealth in the Era of COVID-19

Webinar - October 20, 2020 (09:00PST/12:00EST/18:00CET)

Join us to hear from three of the world's leading caregiver support organizations: the National Alliance for Caregiving, Family Caregiver Alliance and the Alzheimer's Association. Our speakers will highlight new telehealth resources made available in the face of the pandemic, discuss how COVID-19 has impacted the international caregiver support landscape, emphasize specific needs that are ripe for telehealth innovation, as well as set a vision for how caregiver support will change moving forward. We will also hear firsthand experiences of how telehealth has been a lifeline for family caregivers during the pandemic.

The aims of this responsive innovation Web Forum series include:

·     Providing immediate and actionable information

·     Fostering the cross-pollination of interdisciplinary ideas

·     Introducing solutions that have been vetted by healthcare professionals, researchers, patient organizations and healthcare industry

·     Introducing and exchanging ideas on innovative, evidence-based care and technology-enabled care solutions


Alexandra Castillo-Weisgerber, LCSW
Director, Care & Support
Alzheimer's Association, Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter
Sacramento, CA, USA

Kathleen Kelly, MPA
Executive Director, Family Caregiver Alliance
San Francisco, CA, USA

Grace Whiting, JD
President and CEO
National Alliance for Caregiving
Washington, DC, USA


Pauline de Lange Martinez, MA, PhD Fellow
Graduate Student Researcher, Healthy Aging in a Digital World
UC Davis Health
Davis, CA, USA


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This webinar is presented by The Gary and Mary West Foundation, UC Davis Health, Transatlantic Telehealth Research Center (TTRN), CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, and the ISfTeH.