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March 31st 2014:Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: Taking Nothing for Granted

Dr. Tiffany Chow is a Senior Clinician-Scientist at the Rotman Research Institute,and staff Behavioural Neurologist at Baycrest's Ross Memory Clinic, www.baycrest.org/chow-lab. Robert S. Wilson, PhD, is the senior neuropsychologist of the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center, http://www.rush.edu/rumc/page-1099611539759.html. They talk about their careers and what prompted their interest and research in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. They each describe their research and work as it relates to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. They highlight what family caregivers should know about the causes, com

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Dr. Tiffany Chow

Dr. Tiffany Chow is Senior Clinician-Scientist at Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute and staff Behavioural Neurologist at Baycrest's Sam and Ida Ross Memory Clinic. She holds a dual appointment as Associate Professor of Neurology and Geriatric Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. She authored, ‘The Memory Clinic’, The Memory Clinic, in which she shares stories of hope and healing for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and their families. She developed a popular website for children who are caregivers to middle-aged parents with dementia and an educational activity book for children too young to access the internet, Baycrest-Dr. Tiffany Chow She serves patients with early-onset dementias
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Robert S. Wilson, PhD,

Robert S. Wilson, PhD, is the senior neuropsychologist of the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center, http://www.rush.edu/rumc/page-1099611539759.html, having been with the center since its inception in 1985. He is a professor in the Departments of Neurological Sciences and Psychology at Rush University Medical Center, and he directs the section of cognitive neuroscience within the Department of Neurological Sciences. He earned his bachelor's degree in history and political science in 1970 from Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio; his master's degree in psychology in 1973 from Akron University in Akron, Ohio; and his doctorate in clinical psychology in 1976 from Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich. Fr
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