Show Notes - June 15, 2018 - Dementia Types

If you missed the original broadcast, watch the show here after June 18, 2018. 

 

Segment 1: Neurology Part 1

Dr. Kristen Assad, a Neurologist at Tristar Centennial Medical Center, joins Tim and Barbara to explain the different types of dementia. 

 

Segment 2: Neurology Part 2

Barbara and Tim continue their discussion about the various types of dementia with Dr. Kristen Assad, a Neurologist at Tristar Centennial Medical Center.

 

Segment 3: Neuropsychology

Dr. Jessica Barklay, Ph.D., ABPP-CN from Neuropsychology Associates Nashville joins Tim and Barbara to explain the role of neuropsychology in the treatment of patients with dementia.

 

Segment 4: Cognitive Therapies

Michael de Riesthal, Associate Professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt and Director of the Pi Beta Phi Rehabilitation Institute at the Bill Wilkerson Center, joins Tim and Barbara to explain how neurorehabilitation therapy helps dementia patients. 

 

Segment 5: Alzheimer's Tennessee

Kara Simmons, MA, Regional Director of Alzheimer’s Tennessee, joins Tim and Barbara to talk about the resources available to family members caring for a loved one with dementia.

 

Resources

Learn more about concepts, organizations, and information mentioned in the show.

Centennial Neuroscience
615.342.6840

Neuropsychology Associates, PLLC
www.npsyassociates.com
757.450.2336

Pi Beta Phi Rehabilitation Institute at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center
www.vanderbilthealth.com/billwilkerson/28733
615.936.5040

Alzheimer’s Tennessee
www.alztennessee.org
615.580.4244

 

 

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