Integrating Palliative Care for Patients and Families Living with Dementia


Presented by Marian O. Hodges, MD, MPH

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss caregiver stress and how clinicians can better support family caregivers caring for persons with dementia.

  2. Discuss the conundrum of weight loss in the person with dementia, and the options for how care facilities can address nutritional concerns.

  3. Discuss the options for care plans for an acute injury or illness for a person with dementia who lives in a care facility, including but not limited to ED evaluation.

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