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Join for a conversation about the impacts of dementia on care partners and people living with dementia, and how to improve the well-being of all involved.

12 Dec | 12:00 pm

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This virtual event is presented by the OHSU School of Nursing Alumni Association. 

Dr. Miller will share her researching examining social and relationship factors that impact the autonomy of the person living with dementia, care-related strain in their family care partners, and the health and well-being of the care dyad. Dr. Miller is applying remote digital assessments of life engagement to more objectively and continuously evaluate behavioral interdependence in couples, dementia caregiver stress, dementia-related care needs, and impending transitions of care.

Lyndsey Miller, Ph.D., R.N. is Assistant Professor at the OHSU School of Nursing, and an early career investigator with the Oregon Center on Aging & Technology. Dr. Miller received her BSN from NYU and is an alumna of OHSU. She completed her Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Aging and Family Health Research at the University of Utah. Dr. Miller’s research examines social and relationship factors that impact the autonomy of the person living with dementia, care-related strain in their family care partners, and the health and well-being of the care dyad. Dr. Miller joined OHSU in 2018 after completing an interdisciplinary post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Utah. In her current research projects (K01059839 & P30 Roybal Center pilot awardee) with the Oregon Center for Aging & Technology, Dr. Miller is applying remote digital assessments of life engagement to more objectively and continuously evaluate behavioral interdependence in couples, dementia caregiver stress, dementia-related care needs, and impending transitions of care.

This event will be presented online via WebEx and recorded for subsequent posting here. Please email alumni@ohsu.edu with any questions.