2012 Family Education Series

UCI MIND offers a quarterly Family Education Series for caregivers and individuals with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) or early Alzheimer’s disease.  The Family Education Series is taught by  Dr. Malcolm Dick, Senor Neuropsychologist at the UCI  MIND Memory Assessment and Research Center, and Dr. Cordula Dick-Muehlke,  Associate Clinical Professor in the  UCI School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Program in Geriatrics.

March 2012
Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias: What Does the Diagnosis Mean?

Click here to hear a discussion of Alzheimer’s disease and other common dementias, including Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) and Frontotemporal dementia (FTD).

June 2012
Advances in Dementia Treatment: Current and Future Medications

Click here to hear about the benefits and side effects of current medications, and future directions in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

September 2012
Alzheimer’s Disease: Behavior Management and Communication Strategies

Click here to learn about the limitations of psychotropic medications for the management of challenging behaviors and alternative non-pharmacological strategies.

November 2012
Reducing Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease: Lifestyle Changes and More

Click here to learn how to manage your medical and lifestyle risks for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Plan to join us for the 2013 Family Education Series, when our speakers will provide updates on each of these topics.