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At the Intersection of Medicine and Empathy

As a psychiatrist in charge on the Geriatric Psychiatry Inpatient Services at McLean, Alexis Freedberg, MD, often sees patients who are seeking mental health treatment for the first time in their lives. Older adults may experience age-related cognitive changes, such as dementia, or they may...

Finding Hope and Help After a Dementia Diagnosis

Geriatric psychiatrists treat a range of mental health issues that can happen later in life. A high percentage of older adult patients have dementia, but not all problems with memory and cognition are symptoms of the illness. Some cognitive changes are normal with aging. Many adults see their...

Alexis Freedberg, MD

Alexis Freedberg, MD, is a geriatric psychiatrist specializing in the complex medical and behavioral needs of older adults. Prior to coming to McLean, she oversaw clinical training as core psychiatry faculty at Cambridge Health Alliance, was an associate professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University...