Doug Wornell, MD, is a geriatric neuropsychiatrist who has participated in the treatment of over 20,000 dementia patients in the past ten years. He is the Medical Director of the Behavioral Wellness Center at Auburn Regional Medical Center and the Director of Wornell Psychiatry and Associates, a geriatric and neuropsychiatric consultative service through which he provides advice to 23 long-term care facilities. Brookdale Senior Living, one of the largest assisted-living dementia care organizations in the country, named him the Caregiver of the Year in 2010. Dr. Wornell is the author of Wandering Explorers: Practical Dementia for Families and Caregivers. He lives with his family in Tacoma, WA.