WAI Public Health leader Art Walaszek, MD, joined the Dementia Matters podcast to talk about pyschological and behavioral consequences of isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dementia Matters is a podcast hosted by Wisconsin ADRC about topics related to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia. In response to COVID-19, they have pivoted to discussing the present and future impact of the pandemic on people living with cognitive impairment and their caregivers. The newest episodes aired in two parts:
Episode One: Maintaining Mental Health During a Pandemic Part 1: Consequences of Isolation & Tips to Prevent Them. Listen here.
Episode Two: Maintaining Mental Health During a Pandemic Part 2: Anxiety, Depression, Stress Management & Coping. Listen here.