November 7th, 2003

Linda J. Hewett, Psy.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF Fresno Alzheimer's Research Center
Lecturer, CSU, Fresno, Gerontology Program


Trends in Dementia Diagnosis and Care

This free-wheeling talk will cover a multi-disciplinary approach to diagnosis and management of the neurodegenerative dementias. Discussion of subclassification of the dementias, risk factors, treatment will be addressed. Time permitting we will address caregiver issues such as communication changes, unrealistic expectations, environmental simplification and behavior modification as approaches to aggression and other difficult behaviors.
Speaker welcomes questions from the audience as the talk progresses.

Trends in Dementia Care Hand Out

Trends in Dementia Care Reference List