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...
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.
Have a question for Dr. Nathan Herrmann? Ask him in one of the posts below.
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
Learn more about powers of attorney, advanced directives and wills
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.
Question: Is this the right time to think about a nursing home for my husband with Alzheimer’s disease? Answer: Placement in long-term care is one...
Even though Alzheimer’s is the cause of significant memory problems in over two-thirds of people 65 or older, there are dozens of other specific...
I’ve driven safely for 60 years! Why do I have to quit driving just because I have memory problems?