David Troxel, M.P.H. Co-Author of “A Dignified Life” David discusses how to develop the “Best Friends Approach” to being a caregiver of someone with memory loss and confusion and why that makes a huge difference! Visit David’s site at BestFriendsApproach.com.
Katherine Forsythe, MSW. Author of the soon to be released “Sexperienced.” Are residents “hooking up” at your assisted living or nursing facility? Katherine will teach skills to navigate complex sexuality and intimacy issues, including how to handle those behaviors when residents have memory loss. (Explicit)
Tracy Chesna McCloud, Director, San Francisco Institute on Aging Adult Day Center and Alzheimer’s Day Care Resource Center. At any age, do you want to reduce your risk of dementia? Tracy will explain why exercise that gets the heart pumping is crucial. Not only can exercise reduce dementia, it can also improve balance and prevent …
Ron Finley, Clinical Pharmacist, UCSF Memory and Aging Center, will discuss memory medications being used, how they work, how effective they are and what may be coming in the future. He’ll review medications used to calm symptoms that accompany memory loss too.
Harry Carpenter is a healthy 90 year old man who has been caring for his wife of 60 years who has Alzheimer’s disease. He’ll describe how he went from living in their home by the beach in San Francisco to now living together in the memory care section of an assisted living home.
Elizabeth Edgerly, Ph.D., Chief Program Officer, Alzheimer’s Association and Charles Symes of Alegre Home Care. They will discuss how relationships change when your loved one has memory loss. We’re even going to talk about a little talked about subject: what happens with intimacy and sex with a spouse who has dementia. Learn about the importance …
Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA Dementia Care & Training Specialist. Entertaining dementia expert will explain why people with dementia act as they do and how to meet their needs. Learn techniques you can use the same day you listen to the show!
Steven Campbell, Author
Julie Ann Anderson, Owner, Home Instead Senior Care
San Francisco Agency