Speaker: Heather M. Young, PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Founding Dean Emerita

National Director, Betty Irene Moore Fellowship for Nurse Leaders and Innovators

UC Davis Health


Over 38 million family caregivers provide the vast majority of long-term care in the United States, valued at over $600 billion annually. Most of these caregivers are supporting a person with mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s Disease or Related Disorders. This presentation will provide an overview of who are the caregivers and how health systems and technology can support them as they engage in this vital role.