For community outreach on education and awareness, we provide training for health promoters (Promotoras de Salud) on the following:
- Alzheimer’s and Dementia
- The relationship between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s
- Depression and Anxiety in Caregiving
- Epidemiology and Nutrition
- Support group training
For cultural awareness on Latino patients and caregivers, we provide training for physicians, health centers, and medicine schools on the following:
- Cross Cultural Dialogue
- Medical Staff: Bicultural Ethics consultation
- The Role of the Hispanic/Latino Caregivers in the U.S.
- Hospice in Hiding
- Culture and Ethics Consultation
- Cultural Competence and Healthcare
- Belief and Behaviors
- Managing Conflict or Misunderstanding
- Being part of La Familia Latina
- Case study simulation, discussion, and lecture (for medical students)
Some of our trainings have been conducted at:
- Loyola Stritch School of Medicine
- National Council of La Raza (NCLR)
- NIH Summit
- Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine
- Mount Sinai Community Institute and Hospital
- NYU Langone School of Medicine
- National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (webinar)
As well as…
Health Centers from Coast to Coast
LAMDA’s commitment for Latinos 4Against Alzheimer’s serves to provide priority on Alzheimer’s to political leaders, to raise awareness on the key importance behind clinical studies in the Latino community, to further serve the needs of Latinos with Alzheimer’s and their family caregivers, and advocate for a cure. To attain these key factors, LAMDA works with political, business, and civic leaders as a member of the coalition.
We at LAMDA understand the importance of advocacy at the grassroots level with fellow community leaders and nuestra comunidad Latina.
Our involvement is enrooted via our participation in with community leaders share, support, and encourage engagement in our services and findings for the Latino elderly.
Nuestra Comunidad Latina…
Our Latino Community events are not only to raise local awareness and share our efforts within our community, but are also created for the Latino community, by the Latino community, such as “Un Baile Para Recordar” (“A Dance to Remember”), to celebrate with our family caregivers on their support and effort in our fight with Alzheimer’s, our fight as a Latino community.