Cordula Dick-Muehlke

Cordula Dick-Muehlke, Ph.D., is licensed psychologist who has dedicated her career to bettering the lives of people with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia and their families. Dr. Dick-Muehlke, a consultant in aging and dementia, holds appointments at the University of California, Irvine as an Associate Clinical Professor with the Department of Family Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, and as a Project Scientist in the Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders. In 2011, she was recognized as the Dementia Care Professional of the Year by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. Her many accomplishments include serving as the executive director of Alzheimer’s Family Services Center in Huntington Beach for 17 years, Chair of the California Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Advisory Committee, and President of the California Association of Adult Day Services. Her special interests include person-centered approaches to dementia and spirituality and aging. Along with her doctorate in clinical psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary, Dr. Dick-Muehlke holds master’s degrees in both theology and counseling psychology.


Psychosocial Studies of the Individual's Changing Perspectives in Alzheimer's Disease
Cordula Dick-Muehlke, Ruobing Li, Myron Orleans. © 2015. 434 pages.
Cognitive impairment, through Alzheimer’s disease or other related forms of dementia, is a serious concern for afflicted individuals and their caregivers. Understanding patients’...
Steve's Story: Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment
Steve Heins, Gincy Heins, Cordula Dick-Muehlke. © 2015. 28 pages.
Through a collaborative process with his co-authors, Steve shares his story of how he, at age 60, experiences life with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Both audiotaped...