Today we will learn how & why The Alzheimer’s Whisperer program works. Host Lori La Bey talks with HealthStar Home Health representative Holly Eide, along with Dr. Verna Carlson, President and Katherine Vanderhorst, Vice-President of C&V Senior Care Specialists who developed and license the Alzheimer’s… Read More »The Alzheimer’s Whisperer Program: How & Why It Works
When we are working with those with Alzheimer’s it is important to know their stories! What is their history? Where did they live? Who comprised their family? What are some of their most powerful memories? What did they do for a living? And what were… Read More »Knowing the Person’s Story
Music should be a routine part of care. Not only does it bring joy to the person with this terrible disease, it allows for continuing connections between the caregiver and the person with Alzheimer’s.
Did you know that silence is a highly regarded value in Native American cultures? For some community members, there is no such a thing as “uncomfortable silence”. This value is a part of speech, processing and decision-making, according to cultural consultant Rico Vallejo. In 2009… Read More »The Value of Values