November 18, 2010
There's More To Dementia Than Alzheimer's Disease
Guests: Dr. Cindy Carlsson - Assistant Professor, Geriatrics UW School of Medicine and Public Heath and Madison VA GRECC. Medical Director, VA Memory Assessment Clinic
Mary Reines - Program Director, Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin
November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month and National Family Caregiver's Month. The two come together on this program as Dr. Cindy Carlsson discusses the medical characteristics of not only Alzheimer's Disease but other dementias as well - Vascular Dementia, Lewy Body disease and Frontal Temporal Dementia. Mary Reiner describes the unique and complex caregiving issues that each form of dementia presents.
For more information and assistance, contact the Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin: www.alzwisc.org. Call 608.232.2400 or 888.308.6251
by Carol Koby at 8:29 AM