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Tuesday, May 5 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Alzheimer's: A Woman's Disease

Alzheimer’s disease affects more women than men from a diagnosis standpoint. The Alzheimer’s Association’s 2011 Facts and Figures report shows that 3.4 million of the 5.4 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s are female. Women are also impacted by Alzheimer’s as the primary caregivers. Sixty percent of Alzheimer’s caregivers are women and of those women, 68 percent say they have emotional stress from caregiving. Learn about the many ways Alzheimer’s impacts women today and ways to cope with this increasing challenge.

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Amanda G. Smith, M.D.

Medical Director, USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute
Dr. Amanda G. Smith is the Medical Director of the USF Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute and an Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Emory University in Atlanta... Read More →

Tuesday May 5, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm EDT
Tampa Convention Center | Room 24