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John Danner, LCSW Answers Your Questions
John Danner is a licensed clinical social worker with the USC Memory and Aging Center and welcomes your questions. He often writes for the Memory and Aging Center E-Newsletter.
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My mother has been diagnosed with Dementia for about a year. She has no savings, has Medi-Cal, and receives In Home Support Services (IHSS). She now has 45 hours a month of help. I now realize that she can no longer be left at home. Last week she got distracted while cooking, left the kitchen and “took a walk” because she “thought” she recognized someone who walked by the house. A neighbor called the fire department.
Helena Chui, MD Answers Your Questions
Dr. Chui's research focuses on brain-behavior correlations in dementia. Her publications have examined clinical heterogeneity, natural history, clinical diagnosis, and clinical-pathologic correlations in Alzheimer Disease (AD) and ischemic vascular dementia.
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Dear Dr. Chui,
Someone who heard you speak at the Eisenhower Clinic in Palm Springs said you mentioned that Aricept probably works for 6-12 months and that’s it. Is that accurate?