GCM 510 Dementia, 3 credits

This course will concentrate on dementia's that afflict the elderly in ever increasing numbers, focusing on the magnitude, pathology, progression, treatment and interventions of these diseases. Client, family, human service systems, long term care as well as personal care issues will be studied in depth. The course will offer opportunities for geriatric care managers to gain a pragmatic experience in dealing with dementia clients, their families and other care providers.