Dementia Matters

Dementia Matters is brought to you by the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, located in Madison, Wisconsin. Our podcast is here to help humanize Alzheimer’s disease, by speaking with the experts in our community to keep you informed on the latest headlines, research studies, and caregiver resources.

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Guest: Sanjay Asthana, MD, associate dean of gerontology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, and director and founder, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center   For d...
September 11, 2018
Guest: Dr. James Lah, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology, Alzheimer's Disease Investigator, Emory University   Research has shown Alzheimer's disease can be present in the brain decade...
August 28, 2018
A sleep scientist explains the importance of sleep to your brain, shares what the scientific community knows about the connections between sleep apnea and brain health, and offers tips for healthy sle...
August 14, 2018
Guest: Suzanne Bottum-Jones, Registered Nurse, Children’s Author, Behavioral Consultant After more than 15 years of working with behavioral management strategies and symptoms associated with demen...
July 31, 2018
Guest: Dr. Amy Kind, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Geriatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Director, VA Dementia Care Clinic, Investigator, Wisconsin ADRC Soci...
July 17, 2018
Guest: Dr. Elizabeth Chapman, geriatrician at UW Health specializing in acute care geriatric medicine and delirium in hospitalized patients Delirium can be caused by a range of conditions and can take...
July 3, 2018
Guest: Dr. Cerise Elliott, Senior Research Program Analyst at the National Institute on Aging Dr. Cerise Elliott gives a look at the structure and function of the National Institutes of Health and its...
June 19, 2018
With the dramatic increase in life expectancy among people with Down syndrome over recent decades, it has been observed they develop Alzheimer’s disease at a much younger age and at a much higher in...
June 5, 2018
Research in dementia care has traditionally examined community and nursing home settings, leaving a gap in research on care for dementia patients during hospital stays. After identifying a need for im...
May 22, 2018
The only true way to confirm a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is through a brain autopsy after death, but advancements in neuroimaging are giving scientists a clearer picture of what’s happening...
May 8, 2018

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