The 36-Hour Day Podcast: What is Dementia?

Today is the second in a series of brief podcast excerpts from The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementias, and Memory Loss. This bestselling title by Nancy L. Mace, M.A., and Peter V. Rabins, M.D., M.P.H., is in its fifth edition and is now available in an audio edition.

In this excerpt from Chapter 1, Dr. Rabins explains the latest medical understanding of dementia. He describes the types of dementia, when and how the condition progresses, and how diagnosis determines treatment options.

You can find this podcast and the rest of the series of podcasts here.