End of Life Care for Patients with Dementia: Palliative Care and Hospice
Wayne McCormick, MD, MPH
Professor and Director
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
University of Washington
School of Medicine
By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:
Identify end-of-life characteristics of patients with dementia.
Recognize hospice benefits for older people with dementia.
Identify the pros and cons of interventions in dementia
[From the Spring 2017 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series, with funding from the Alzheimer’s Supplement to the NW Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center]