Emotional Memory in People with Dementia

Source: National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)

Published: 2012

Summary:

Aileen Wiglesworth, PhD Dr. Wiglesworth discusses the UC Irvine study exploring: Can people with dementia be reliable witnesses to emotional events in their lives? If so, what characterizes elders with dementia who have reliable memory for emotional events?

Link: Emotional Memory in People with Dementia

Topics: Cognition/Capacity

Access: Download, Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning, Teaching Others

Audience: Advocates, Caregivers, Community, Finance, Health Care, Legal/Law Enforcement, Social Services

Level: Basic, Intermediate

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