Memory Disorders (Behavioral Neurology)

In our comprehensive Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center, you will build specialized knowledge of common neurodegenerative diseases, including:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • mixed dementia
  • dementia with Lewy bodies
  • frontotemporal dementia

You will learn:

  • how to identify clinical presentations
  • how cholinesterase inhibitors slow cognitive and functional decline
  • how to monitor drug effectiveness through measures of cognition and function

You also will learn to assist patients and their families with quality- and end-of-life issues, including family interventions that can delay nursing home placement.

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