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June 24th 2014:Dementia Beyond Disease -- New Ways of Thinking

Dr. Al Power, www.alpower.net, is an internist and geriatrician, clinical associate professor of medicine at the University of Rochester, and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians / American Society for Internal Medicine. He talks about his career, experience with family caregiving, and his book, ‘Dementia Beyond Disease’. He discusses the challenges dementia creates in the lives of individuals, the effectiveness of medical care, medications, and holistic approaches, and the burdens created for family caregivers. He explains the new approaches he advocates for meeting the challenges,

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Dr. Al Power

Dr. Al Power, www.alpower.net, is a board certified internist and geriatrician, clinical associate professor of medicine at the University of Rochester, and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians / American Society for Internal Medicine. He’s a Certified Eden Alternative® Educator. His book, “Dementia Beyond Drugs: Changing the Culture of Care”, won a 2010 Book of the Year Award of the American Journal of Nursing, and a Merit Award of the 2011 National Mature Media Awards. “Dementia Beyond Disease: Enhancing Well-Being” is to be released in mid-2014 by Health Professions Press. He’s recognized internationally. He’s a trained musician and songwriter, including “Life Worth Living” a ce
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