Speaker: Dr. Shannon Foster, Madonna P-Tak Center for Alzheimer's and Memory Loss
Topic: Behaviors & Challenges Associated with those with Dementia
Dr. Shannon Foster is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in neuropsychology and geropsychology. She is passionate about early detection and helping individuals with dementia and their caregivers optimize their quality of life. Dr. Foster values the opportunity to provide patients, their families and medical teams the information they need to make informed decisions regarding clinical care and future planning. In addition to working with individuals who are experiencing memory loss related to aging, she has experience evaluating and providing treatment to individuals with a diverse range of neurological and psychiatric symptoms, including but not limited to traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, depression and anxiety. Dr. Foster has also worked on interdisciplinary teams with neurologists and neurosurgeons to complete pre-surgical evaluations for epilepsy and Parkinson’s disease treatments. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Gerontological Society of America and the International Neuropsychological Society.
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