Date: April 20, 2016
Hosted by: brainXchange in collaboration with the Alzheimer Society of Canada and the CCNA
Presented by: Dr. Paige Moorhouse, Associate Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) at Dalhousie University
Summary: This presentation uses cases to outline some of the challenges to care planning and decision making for patients with dementia in addition to other complex health issues. We explored the unique needs of patients and their caregivers when dementia is present and how dementia and frailty interact to inform the decision making process.