Psychiatry’s Martha Sajatovic discusses options for elderly couples with dementia

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IdeastreamMartha Sajatovic, professor of psychiatry and neurology at the School of Medicine, discussed how feasible it is to expect a spouse to provide long-term home care for a spouse with dementia. “If we think about something as being one day at a time, that’s a lot easier to think about, but some of these conditions, they can go on for months and years,” she said.