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June 09th 2014:Care and Treatment for Advanced Alzheimer Disease

Dr. Michael Gordon,, is a medical professor, ethicist and one of Canada’s best-known geriatricians. He highlights his clinical work in advanced Alzheimer’s disease. He explains the medical and social challenges arising from high-risk behaviors and the problems persons with the advanced disease may have in making decisions. He discusses medications for treatment and control of high-risk behaviors, their effectiveness and their alternatives, and says what family caregivers should know. He explains the signs that a person’s problems with decision-making are growing

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Dr. Michael Gordon

Dr. Michael Gordon, is a medical professor, ethicist and one of Canada’s best known geriatricians. He has published several books, including Late-Stage Dementia: Promoting comfort, compassion and care; Moments that Matter: Cases in Ethical Eldercare; Parenting your Parents (the fourth edition is due for release next fall); and his memoir Brooklyn Beginnings: A Geriatrician's Odyssey. His work to advance the understanding of aging, ethics and end-of-life care is valued by public and professional audiences. Born in the United States, his educational and training experiences span the United States, Scotland, Israel and Canada. He is currently the medical program director of Palliative Care at B
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