Behavioral Management in Alzheimer's Disease: An Evidence-Based Approach

Susan M. McCurry, PhD

Research Professor
School of Nursing
University of Washington

 Learning Objectives


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

  • Describe research evidence for nonpharmacological interventions to reduce neuropsychiatric symptoms in persons with cognitive impairment.
  • Name the five core components of the STAR-Caregivers psychoeducational dementia care program.
  • Develop plans for improving mood, reducing behavioral challenges, and enhancing quality of life for persons with dementia and family caregivers

[From the Spring 2020 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series (Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias)]