McGill Cares: Language Difficulties in Normal Aging and Dementia

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 12:00to12:30
Paolo Vitali, MD

Join us on June 22, 2022, at noon for the next McGill Cares webcast to support informal caregivers. During candid, 30-minute interviews with leading experts, Claire Webster explores topics related to caring for a loved one with dementia. 

Language Difficulties in Normal Aging and Dementia 

Paolo Vitali, MD is a board-certified neurologist and neuropsychologist and an Assistant Professor at McGill University’s Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is a neurologist at the McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging and at the CIUSSS Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal.  His research focuses on atypical dementia patients who present with language disorders (Primary Progressive Aphasia).  

Dr. Vitali will speak about language difficulties in normal aging and in dementia, explaining how they differ and why they occur. He will also discuss the potential impact of current research on treatment options.

This webcast will be available in both English and French

To watch the webcast in Englishclick here at 12 pm EDT Wednesday, June 22, 2022, when the link will become public and accessible. 

Pour visionner la webémission en français, cliquez ici à partir de 12 h HAE le mercredi 22 juin 2022, date à laquelle le lien Web deviendra accessible.

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