Art Walaszek, MD, is a keynote speaker at the 36th annual Alzheimer’s Association Wisconsin state conference, held virtually May 2 -3, 2022. Dr. Walaszek will present on the care of older adults with chronic mental illness who develop dementia. People with chronic mental illness can face significant challenges as they age, including increased risk of dementia. Medications for chronic medical illness can cause problems in older adults – including interacting with other medications, worsening memory, and affecting balance. This session presents an approach to addressing the intersection of chronic mental illness and dementia in older adults.
Stephanie Houston, MBA, will join a panel discussion on the topic “Staying safe while helping others in their home.” Find more information and register on the Alzheimer’s Association Wisconsin event page.