Community and Aging – Why We Need It! Pt. 1

As we age, memory is often a topic of discussion. We worry about if what we are going through is normal or something more. Many of us enter a moment of denial and put off going to the doctor to see what is going on. Memory impairment is caused by many things. Stress, low sodium,Continue reading “Community and Aging – Why We Need It! Pt. 1”

Continuing the Conversation

In continuing our conversation about Lewy Body Dementia (Dementia with Lewy Bodies) I would like to share this article I recently read about this form of dementia.

New Training Programs Offered!

I am pleased to announce that I have developed two new training programs that I am introducing this summer. In addition to Understanding Dementia, Facilitation of Teepa Snow’s GEMS, and Dementia at Work, I now will offer, Engage with Dementia, and Young Ambassadors: Dementia Training for School Age Children. Below is a rundown of eachContinue reading “New Training Programs Offered!”

Our Definition

To begin, we define. According to the Mayo Clinic, “Dementia isn’t a specific disease. Instead, dementia describes a group of symptoms affecting memory, thinking and social abilities severely enough to interfere with daily functioning. Though dementia generally involves memory loss, memory loss has different causes. So memory loss alone doesn’t mean you have dementia. Alzheimer’sContinue reading “Our Definition”