Elder care presentation on advances in understanding and treating Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, or any other type of dementia can be challenging. These diseases affect your loved one’s memory, thinking, language and behavior. Understanding what dementia is and how it progresses can help us better understand, accept, and support our loved one through their journey.
Although there is no cure for Alzheimer’s Disease there are treatments that can help with the symptoms and may change the disease’s progression. Learn about available treatments and the new treatments on the horizon.
Presenter: Donna Wilcock, PhD. – Professor in the Department of Physiology and Assistant Dean for Biomedicine with Sanders Brown Center on Aging