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May 21 Presentations Available

2015-05-21

The presentations from the Town Hall Forum on May 21 entitled, "The Team Approach to Alzheimer's Care," are now available online. Click the links below.

John W. Daly, MD presented a comprehensive look at dementia, the warning signs and the importance of managing care after the diagnosis. Dr. Daly also discussed how to effectively communicate with your doctor and the importance of reviewing all medications. His presentation is below.

Dementia: After the Diagnosis - Dr. John W. Daly

Kassy Mason, MSW, from Southern Caregiver Resource Center, reviewed the importance of developing a care plan through increased knowledge, identifying challenges, knowing when to ask for help and taking care of yourself. She also shared helpful ideas such as activities for those with dementia and where to seek respite care. Her presentation follows.

Developing a Care Plan and Team: Knowing Your Resources - Kassy Mason, MSW

Also, Kassy shared this handout with all attendees.

Self-Care While Caregiving

A question was raised about when is the right time to seek out-of-home care. Below is a link to an article that addresses that concern.

When is the Right Time to Place

Check out the Tips & Resources Section for more helpful links.