Research on Alzheimer's focuses on two areas of the human condition that are perhaps least understood: aging and the brain. A panel talks about the devastating disease that can take away memory, personality, and basic cognition, a painful process for the patient but also for friends, loved ones, and caregivers.
associate director of the neuroscience and neuropsychology of aging program at the National Institute on Aging
associate clinical professor of geriatric psychiatry at George Washington University
caregiver to her husband who was diagnosed as having Aszheimers two years ago at the age of 55