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Comfort & Care: The Science Behind Alzheimers & Dementia (Online)

  • Wednesday, November 17
  • 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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Learn from the experts at MGH and McLean Hospital about Alzheimers and Dementia.
This event will take place through a video conference call. Pre-registration is required. Please click the registration button above to pre-register. Once you have registered, your unique access link will be emailed to you. If you’re new to Zoom, watch a tutorial or read written instructions on how to join a Zoom video call.
Read more about Brent P. Forester:
Brent P. Forester, MD, MSc, is the chief of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry at McLean Hospital, medical director for Behavioral Health Integration in primary care at Mass General Brigham and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Forester is an expert in geriatric psychiatry, specializing in the treatment of older adults with depression, bipolar disorder, and behavioral complications of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. He is currently President of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry and a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Forester’s research focuses on studying novel treatment interventions to manage behavioral complications of dementia such as agitation and aggression. Dr. Forester also leads two Mass General Brigham system-wide initiatives to enhance the assessment and treatment of individuals with dementia, while supporting family caregivers, in primary care settings.  Finally, Dr. Forester and his research team use brain imaging techniques and careful clinical assessment to better understand the causes of dementia, depression and bipolar disorder in later life and to identify promising new targets for effective treatments.

Organizer / CONTACT PERSON

  • Susan Karon