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December Dementia Care Video

Medications Can Mimic Dementia 

Did you know many common medications can mimic dementia in older adults? Or, that these medications can make pre-existing symptoms worse in someone who has dementia? These medications include both prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs that could be in your loved one's medicine cabinet.

Watch this video to learn more about how some medications can mimic dementia or make dementia worse. 

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Deborah Bier, PhD | Director of Special Populations

ComForCare | At Your Side Home Care

Deborah Bier hosts monthly videos that focus on real-life issues for families and health care professionals who care for people with dementia.

She has a master’s in counseling psychology and a doctorate in therapeutic counseling. In addition, Deborah has obtained the following credentials:

  • Certified Alzheimer's Educator™ – National Certification Board for Alzheimer & Aging Care
  • Certified Dementia Practitioner® – National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners
  • Certified Dementia Care Partner – Dementia Care Professionals of America, a division of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
  • Certificate in Gerontology – Allegra Learning Solutions, LLC
  • Mental Health First Aid – National Council for Behavioral Health