Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

ALL1319-C        First 6 Weeks      Wednesdays 12:00-1:20     Start Date 13-Sept
Grossman 106        Limit 20

This course will discuss Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, including the signs, symptoms and stages of the illness. We will review how the diagnosis is made, consider treatment options and examine the crucial role of the primary family caregiver. We will also present a number of initiatives people can take to lessen their risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other serious cognitive disorders. Recommended readings will be provided electronically. There is no textbook. 

Coordinator: Robert Santulli 

Robert was the Director of Geriatric Psychiatry and the Memory Clinic at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. He is a past President of the Alzheimer’s Association of Vermont and New Hampshire.