Question: Can Alzheimer’s disease be prevented? Answer: Not yet! In spite of decades of intense and costly research, Alzheimer’s disease cannot...
The Memory Doctor
You may as well call him The Memory Doctor.
Dr. Nathan Herrmann is a memory disorders specialist in the field of mental health in the aging, including dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, depression, and suicide.
He has been referred to as “a remarkable teacher and clinician with encyclopaedic knowledge and a breadth of experience in his field.”
There are very few like him who specialize in geriatric psychiatry in Canada and around the world.
As baby boomers get older and enter their senior years (the “silver tsunami”), dementia and mental health disorders will become even more pervasive.
In The Memory Doctor blog series, Dr. Nathan Herrmann will share his expertise about memory problems in the geriatric population, through regular brief posts on the topics of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and mental health.
Question: Is it normal to have a bit of difficulty with your memory as we get older? Answer: Yes. Research into the normal changes in cognitive...
Question: Should I really bother having my mother get her cataracts repaired if she isn’t able to read because of her Alzheimer’s...
Question: When is it no longer safe to leave my wife with Alzheimer’s disease home alone? Answer: If you are asking the question, it’s probably...
Question: My husband has Alzheimer’s disease. Is it safe for him to travel? Answer: This is always a difficult question for me to answer. For some...
One of the frustrating things I deal with as a memory doctor is the misinformation that exists in the popular media
How genetics plays into your risk of Alzheimer's disease
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Learn more about what Alzheimer's clinical trials can offer patients.
Dr. Nathan Herrmann discusses the efficacy & side-effects associated with currently available Alzheimer's drugs.