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COVID and Dementia Q&A Session

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At SIU Medicine’s Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, we are committed to the care for our patients and their families – especially during the pandemic.
We understand the unique needs of vulnerable populations. Our teams have worked tirelessly to stay safe for you. We incorporated telehealth and other virtual interactions for your visits and community programs, and have continued research efforts to find better treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.
In this video Dr. Harry Lausen, chief medical officer, and Cindy Womack, nurse practitioner in the Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, engage in a Q&A session about the challenges of Alzheimer’s care during this uncertain time and offer recommendations for patients and caregivers.
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