Understanding Different Types of Dementias: Types, Causes and Treatments
Length: 2 hours
Alzheimer’s Disease is the most well-known type of dementia but there are many others that impact both older and younger adults. What can be done to prevent dementia? How can we help families through the devastating diagnosis? Join us for this informative and interactive program to further your understanding of the types, treatments and causes of dementia.
Content Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Original Date of Program: 6/7/2021
Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW, has been in healthcare for more than 15 years. Her experience includes both working directly with patients and as a manager in mental health and long term care. She is passionate about educating patients and families on options while promoting self-determination for those with complex physical, cognitive or mental health diagnoses. A frequent guest lecturer for Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program, she also loves teaching professionals about best practices in working with older generations.