Fighting Dementia

GAINESVILLE, Fla. WCJB-TV 20– Dementia is a tough and debilitating mental disorder, but researchers are learning more about it.

Dr. Glenn Smith is a dementia researcher from UF’s Department of Clinical Health and Psychology, and his work focuses on early diagnosis, outcomes and successful cognitive aging.

Smith says that dementia is just a set of symptoms.

“It’s when you have enough impairment in your thinking to interfere with your ability to do things in your daily life,” Smith said.