Iowa Geriatric Education Center Iowa Geriatric Education Center

Geriatric Lecture Series

September-01-16 - Health Maintenance in the Dementia Patient

In this lecture, Robert Bender, MD will present an efficient and effective process for patients presenting with cognitive impairment. He will describe the unique characteristics of the most common causes of dementia. In addition, Dr. Bender will describe both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment options. Finally, he will discuss ongoing care through the entire course of the illness and describe effective means of caregiver support.

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Dr. Robert Bender specializes in Geriatric Medicine in Des Moines, Iowa. He is affiliated with Broadlawns Medical Center. He received his medical degree from St. Louis School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 30 years.

About GLS

The Geriatric Lecture Series online presentations cover a wide range of topics in the clinical management of older adults. Find out how to participate here. Registration for the 2016 Geriatric Lecture Series is now open.

GLS Schedule

Each month's lecture is accessible online for the entire month. The lecture schedule for 2016 is available here.

GLS Forms

Participants in the Geriatric Lecture Series can download the handouts for the month's presentation and appropriate forms to get CME or CEU credit here.

GLS Disclosures

Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. View the disclosure handout here.

GLS Presentation

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