Did you know that dementia is not a diagnosis, but rather a list symptoms? And that 50% of those over 65 can have one of these symptoms? What is a dementia whisper and how does one become one? Laura Wayman has spent decades in the memory care space. Her book A Loving Approach to Dementia Care now in its 3rd edition, is a resource for us all. She talks with us today about her experiences and expertise.
- becoming dementia aware and why it is essential
- how to effectively communicate with a loved one with dementia
- caregiver burnout
- managing dementia symptoms
- dementia navigators
Check out Laura’s video here: Inside the mind of someone with dementia