February 13, 2014 - 12:00 am
A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease, or other forms of dementia, is devastating for all concerned. It is important to understand what is happening to the brain in order to figure out what you can do to support the person who has been diagnosed with dementia. This session will provide insight into what we know about memory and what we can do to support cognitive loss in dementia. The emphasis will be on understanding how we can enhance function in dementia while continuing to provide opportunities for a life filled with meaning and purpose.
Post Presentation Links:
Lost in Thought. The Long Goodbye (Hamilton Spectator)
Lost in Thought. The Caregiver’s Burden (Hamilton Spectator)
Lost in Thought. Hope for the Future (Hamilton Spectator)
The Inescapable Health Care Crisis (Hamilton Spectator Editorial 2013/09/21)
Urgent Action Needed on Dementia (Hamilton Spectator Editorial 2013/09/24)