April 2, 2024

Dr. Brent Forester – The Complexity of Dementia Care and the Importance of a Holistic Approach (part 1)

Dr. Brent Forester – The Complexity of Dementia Care and the Importance of a Holistic Approach (part 1)

About This Episode

If you're facing the challenge of caring for a parent with dementia, you are not alone. In this episode of BrainStorm Brent Forester, MD, MSc, Psychiatrist in Chief, Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry, and Director of Behavioral Health at Tufts Medical Center, discussed the complexity of dementia care and the importance of a holistic approach with host Meryl Comer. Dr. Forester, author of The Complete Family Guide to Dementia, everything You Need to Know to Help Your Parent and Yourself, provided crucial insight for effective management of behaviors, and tips to facilitate communication with healthcare providers. The needs of both patients and caregivers must always be considered during the decision-making process.  You won’t want to miss this episode!

This episode is sponsored by Otsuka and Lundbeck.

Produced by Susan Quirk and Amber Roniger

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