Today, our first will be Mary Brett Wright who not only is a coach for those dealing with dementia,but who has a husband living with Frontal Lobe Dementia which affects his judgement and ability to make good sound decisions. We will discuss what it’s like to care for someone with dementia, the stress, support groups, resources, finding balance and more.
Contact Mary through her website above
Phone: 571-216-8372 757-206-9182
Our second guest will be Sue Paul, who has been an occupational therapist for over twenty years. She specializes in the rehabilitation and habilitation of people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. A few things we will discuss are:
Can people with Alzheimer’s disease truly benefit from rehabilitation services like physical and occupational therapy?
What role does occupational therapy play in treating someone with Alzheimer’s?
Some of the challenges people with Alzheimer’s have that live alone.
How caregivers can gain access to rehabilitative services.
Sue can be found on Facebook at “The Dementia Queen”
or contact her by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Resources Mentioned on the Show Today
Locate an Alzheimer’s Association close to you – Alzheimer’s Disease International
Clinical Trail – Alzheimer’s Studies
Incontinence Underwear – WearEver Washable, Eco Friendly, Economical!
Fun, Adaptive Croquet – Jiminy Wicket
Music Prescriptions – Music First
Breathing Exercise–Tonglen Meditation
Respite Care in Atlanta – Caring Together
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