Managing Neuro Disease

Burden of Alzheimer’s Caregivers

The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease has devastating effects not only on the victims of this illness but also on the caregivers of these patients, a role that may last years and will grow significantly as the disease worsens.  As their independence wanes, they will require assistance in all facets of their function, from paying their …

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Detection of Cognitive Impairment in Primary Care

Primary care doctors are the first line of defense against all disease, charged with the responsibility of recognizing and diagnosing all disorders, including neurologic conditions.  In fact, due to the growing shortage of neurologists, primary care doctors currently care for approximately 75% of all neurologic patients.  Unfortunately, all evidence to date suggests that primary care …

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