#MindVine Podcast Episode 74 - Alzheimer's Awareness Month with Dr. Amer Burhan, PIC at Ontario Shores
Episode 74 of the #MindVine Podcast features Dr. Amer Burhan, Geriatric Psychiatrist and Physician in Chief at Ontario Shores discussing Alzheimer's Awareness Month as well as other issues related to the treatment of #dementia. This #MindVine podcast is hosted by Darryl Mathers (@DarrylMathers) and Chris Bovie (@chrisbovie1).
In this episode, we have two special guests from Ontario Shores in Andra Duff-Woskosky, Director of the Geriatric Program, and Dr. Robyn Waxman, Geriatric Psychiatrist. The two discuss Health Quality Ontario's Quality Standards for the Behavioural Symptoms of Dementia and how it was implemented at Ontario Shores. This episode of the #MindVine Podcast is hosted by Communications team members Darryl Mathers (@DarrylMathers).
Dementia disorders are the most common mental health problem affecting Canadian seniors. Dementia involves loss of memory and cognitive abilities and almost always affects judgment, decision-making and relationships. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common dementia disorder. Other types of dementia include vascular dementia, dementia with Lewi Bodies, and frontotemperal dementia.