AARP West Virginia



Full Event

Highlight Clips

Can dehydration cause memory loss and confusion similar to dementia symptoms?
What the best way to handle fear in dementia patients?
Is dementia hereditary?


AARP West Virginia hosted this Access Live event in order to connect with members about dementia and other health related issues. The event featured Associate Professor of Neurology at West Virginia University (WVU) Dr. Ann Murray and the Director of Collaborative Relations and Initiatives at WVU, Helen Matheny. The hosts spoke about the difficulty of diagnosing dementia, as well as the difficulty of treating it. They also took questions from participants about many of their personal experiences with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.