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Overview of Dementia Diagnosis

Angela Hanson, MD

Board certified physician at the Memory and Brain Wellness Center at Harborview and a UW acting assistant professor of Medicine and Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine.

University of Washington

Learning Objectives

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

  • Discuss the importance of detecting early cognitive decline
  • Identify the steps for a cognitive evaluation
  • Describe what works to slow cognitive decline

[From the Winter 2019 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series (Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias); NW Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center]