Connections: The latest in Alzheimer's disease research and treatment
According to the Alzheimer's Association, by 2050, the number of people aged 65 and older with Alzheimer’s dementia is projected to reach 12.7 million. What do families need to know about the diagnosis and treatment of the disease?
Our guests discuss the latest in Alzheimer's research, and we hear from former WROC anchor Maureen McGuire, whose father passed away from the disease in 2016. Our guests:
- Teresa Galbier, chapter executive for the Rochester & Finger Lakes Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association
- Anton Porsteinsson, M.D., director of the University of Rochester Alzheimer's Disease Care, Research and Education Program (AD-CARE), and William B. and Sheila Konar Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry
- Maureen McGuire, chair of Rochester’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s