098 Kathleen Nadeau, PhD. Still Distracted? Could ADHD in our Elders be Mistaken for Dementia?

Apr 3, 2023 | Podcast, Podcast Episode

THIS EPISODE OF GROWING OLDER LIVING YOUNGER focuses on ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) in older adults.

Today’s Featured Expert is Kathleen Nadeau, PhD.

We discuss how unrecognized  ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) may impact healthy aging and perhaps be confused with dementia in an older person; and whether there are alternative strategies to medication

Speaker Bio
Dr. Kathleen Nadeau is an internationally recognized authority on ADHD across the lifespan and is the author of 15 books related to ADHD. Her most recent book, Still Distracted After All These Years, is the very first book ever written for, and about older adults with ADHD. She is the founder and clinical director of the largest private ADHD specialty clinic in the US, The Chesapeake Center for ADHD in Bethesda, MD. She is known for her supportive, encouraging and practical approach to helping people with ADHD at every age.

Episode Timeline
 [0:11] Introduction to this episode
 [3:11] What led Dr.Nadeau into this field of mental health?  
 [7:12] Stereotypes about ADHD in adults.
[10:29] ADHD or dysregulated attentional system.
[15:12] What is ADHD and what does it mean?
[19:21] Why ADHD is important for healthy aging?
[22:51] What is the cost of undiagnosed ADHD?
[26:54] The medicalization of ADHD
[35:39] Are there clusters of disorders that contribute to ADHD?

Learn more about Dr. Nadeau’s work at these links
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100087748066711

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/stilldistracted/

Website – http://www.still-distracted.com/

Bit.ly link – bit.ly/still-distracted

Links to: https://chesapeakeadd.com/whats-new/

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