Date(s) - 02/25/2018
9:30 am - 10:45 am
Join Peter Whitehouse, Neurology Professor and Director, Brain Health and Memory Center, CWRU School of Medicine for a discussion of the impact Alzheimer’s Disease and other neurological disorders have on our community
By 2025, the number of Ohioans diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia is expected to rise by 19%, including 25% of 75-year olds, and 50% of 85-year-olds. The effect on Ohio’s health care system and insurance costs, caregivers, and assisted living facilities is staggering. Are cognitive challenges being over diagnosed and medicalized?