Episode 4: Eco System of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Episode Description

Dr. Eukesh Ranjit hosts this episode and talks with Dr. Raj Shah about the larger ecosystem of the Illinois healthcare landscape involving Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Their discussion provides foundational information on available state resources for health care professionals to access and how organizations across the state are working to improve early detection of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss how dementia care is part of the larger eco system in the Illinois healthcare landscape
  • Name at least two ways Illinois organizations are building a dementia capable state for its population


Dr. Eukesh Ranjit, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine at SIU Center for Family Medicine in Springfield, IL


Dr. Raj Shah, Professor, Family & Preventive Medicine and the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center at Rush University