Building on Family Dynamics in Coping with Alzheimer’s Disease

Marty Richards, MSW, LICSW

Affiliate Associate Professor
School of Social Work
University of Washington

Learning Objectives


By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Identify family dynamics and state their effect on families dealing with dementia
  • State four major emotional concerns for people dealing with dementia
  • List five practical suggestions for building on care partners’ strengths and resilience

[From the Spring 2017 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series, with funding from the Alzheimer’s Supplement to the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center]