In this interview with goCognitive, Dr. Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe gives an overview of dementias and mild cognitive impairments. Dr. Schmitter-Edgecombe is a neuropsychologist at Washington State University who is looking into the effects of dementia on different facets of memory. In her applied work, she tries to find ways to assist patients deal with daily routines through external aides, such as keeping a memory notebook or assistive technologies built into smart home environments. These issues will be discussed in more detail in two other interviews.
The interviewer is Greg Lee, undergraduate student at the University of Idaho.