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The Exchange

An Alzheimer’s Update

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Research now shows that Alzheimer’s can be diagnosed years before signs of dementia.  Science has not, however, produced any new treatments and evidence of prevention is still being studied.  We’ll look at recent developments and at concern over stress on families and the impact of this disease on the healthcare system.

Guests

  • Meg Curtis – Alzheimer’s advocate and widow of Skip Curtis who passed away at age sixty-two from Alzheimer’s.
  • Dr. Robert Stern – Director of Boston University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Center and Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery.
  • Dr. Robert Santulli – Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Dartmouth, Director of the Dartmouth Memory Clinic and Director of Geriatric Psychiatry at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center