Geriatric Lecture Series
July-01-14 - Elder Mistreatment and Dementia
In this presentation, Dr. Jogerst will present a model of elder mistreatment and describe the types of elder mistreatment. He will examine the relationship between elder mistreatment and dementia. In addition, he will discuss reasons that may predispose demented persons to elder mistreatment.
Gerald Jogerst, MD received his medical degree from the University of Iowa. He is currently a professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Iowa College of Medicine. Dr. Jogerst’s research interests include elder abuse, methods of teaching geriatric medicine, functional assessment in the geriatric population, modifiable risk factors of function, international family medicine training, and depression in the older population (cultural differences).
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