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Alzheimer's Dementia Information and Support

Category: Alzheimer’s Education

Dementia Disease Explained

Carole Stathis talks about getting the right diagnosis and discusses medications for dementia. Sister Peter discusses the importance of assessments of the caregiver and the person with dementia disease.

Discovering the Maria Montessori Approach

Healthcare professionals discuss and demonstrate different approaches to occupational-type activities for dementia patients, using the Montessori method, which allows them to use cognitive functions and give a sense of purpose in their daily life.

Rapid Progression of Alzheimer’s

Interview with Alzheimer’s patient rapidly losing and his ability to communicate with his wife and difficulties with diagnosis.

Family Caregiving for Dementia Patients: Promo Video

Dr. Saphdie, neurologist explains Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Al Norwood describes behaviors of Alzheimer’s patients. Sister Peter and Carol Stathis describe the causes of dementia.

Dr. Safdieh Explains How the Brain Works

Dr. Joseph E. Safdieh, MD Medical Director of the Neurology Clinic at Weill Cornell Medical College explains how the brain works.

Memory Loss

Dr. Joseph E. Safdieh discusses the physical aspects of memory loss in the brain. Support group caregivers express there experience with memory loss with their concerned others. Sr. M. Peter Lillian Di Maria gives an overview of the disease process associated with memory loss.