Alzheimer's--The Myths and the Facts (Dr. Burton Reifler)

  • 1985 ----- color ----- 29 min ----- vhs///
  • (Upon Reflection series) Host Al Page interviews Dr. Burton Reifler, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington. Dr. Reifler takes a look at the long and short term effects and implications of Alzheimer's. He discusses the first signs of the disease and treatments which are helping those who are living with it. Medicine has found that in Alzheimer's it is the caregiver who usually bears the brunt of the disease.
  • Topics: (Family Life, Gerontology, Medicine, Pacific Northwest)