Inside Dementia: Stanford Hospital Offers Families Unique Support


Rita Ghatak, who heads Stanford Hospital & Clinics Dementia Support program, makes a home visit to patients like Beverlee White to learn and listen.

M.J. White and her siblings called the Stanford Hospital Dementia Support Program for help after their mother, Beverlee, 85, was diagnosed with a mild, progressive cognitive deficit.

M.J. White and her brother, Brad, talk with Rita Ghatak of the Stanford Hospital Dementia Support program about their mother, Beverlee, diagnosed with a mild but progressive cognitive deficit. The program supports families and patients with practical solutions; the program begins with a home visit.