Address: Heartlands Senior Living Village, 3004 North Ridge Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043
Speakers: Dr. William Mansbach, PhD
Topic: MCI and Conversions to Alzheimer's: An Update on Research and Practice
Recent research on Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) suggests that specific subtypes of MCI are important in predicting who is more likely to convert to Alzheimer's disease over time. Dr. Mansbach will discuss different subtypes of MCI and discuss AD conversion issues. He will also discuss clinical assessment challenges.
About Our Speaker:Dr. Mansbach is the founder and CEO of Mansbach Health Tools LLC, which supports the BCAT. For many years he was the Chief Operating Officer of MedOptions, a multi-state behavioral healthcare company specializing in geriatric mental health. Prior to MedOptions, he was co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Comprehensive Geriatric Services, a Maryland-based company providing mental health services to residents in long-term care settings. Dr. Mansbach has a national reputation as a clinician and consultant in the aging field. He has been a pioneer in the development of Memory Clinics, and is the creator of the BCAT® system, a series of cognitive screening tests. He has published and presented numerous articles and workshops on geriatric mental health and cognitive assessment.