25 minutes | May 14, 2020

Dementia

Dr. Lois Ligate describes the heart-wrenching details of her mother and sister's struggles with dementia and Alzheimer's disease while covering classic warning signs, stages, common causes, risk prevention interventions, and potential treatments. You can't help but sense her own fear when talking about the hereditary nature of the disease. She offers professional and learned advice on how best to navigate its risks and challenges, including high-risk behaviors and caregiver burnout. This episode is intended for anyone who is aging with time!Additional informationDementia and Alzheimers:https://www.alz.org/alzheimers-dementia/what-is-dementiahttps://www.webmd.com/alzheimers/dementia-treatments-overview#1Family and caregiver support:https://www.caregiver.org/alzheimers-disease-caregiving
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