The Alzheimer’s Podcast:
Navigating Rough Terrain with the Dementia Sherpa
Hello I’m Mike Good of Together in This.
Welcome to Episode 55 of The Alzheimer’s Podcast, your #1 source for practical tips and insights.
My goal is always to empower you and your family to maintain a positive experience, reduce and eliminate the need for medications, and make your time together with those you care for, the best it can be.
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Caring for a loved one with a debilitating disease such as Alzheimer’s is an extremely difficult situation, but when you can’t easily jump in a car and put your eyes on them to ensure their well-being, it goes to a whole other level of complexity.
As a long-distance caregiver herself, Christy Turner, the Dementia Sherpa, can empathize with others who are also caring for a loved one from afar.
In case you’re new, Christy Turner, the Dementia Sherpa, is a regular guest here on The Alzheimer’s Podcast.
She is a Certified Dementia Practitioner, Certified Dementia Care Unit Manager, and Cognitive Stimulation Instructor. She has run award-winning memory care communities in assisted living and skilled nursing levels of care.
Using her 16 years of experience in working with over 1,200 people living with dementia and their families, she’s developed a system that helps families move from crisis management to confidence.
I hope you find this episode beneficial, and if you do, please don’t hesitate to let us know in the comments section below.
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