Category Archives: Caregiver Tips

Tuesday Dementia Training with Lanisha Martin

Lanisha Martin

Tuesday Dementia Training with Lanisha Martin How do we provide care to patients who have Dementia? Lanisha Martin is a COTA, CDP, and Author of “Providing Care with Dementia”. Today, she will talk about her book and what can you learn from it. In This Podcast: 01:13 – Introducing Lanisha Martin. 02:43 – It takes

Q and A with Dr. Mike Chua: Is falling a common thing with Dementia?

Is falling a common thing with Dementia

Q and A with Dr. Mike Chua: Is falling a common thing with Dementia?Is falling a common thing with Dementia?In This Podcast:00:55 – Is falling a common thing for Dementia?01:18 – Your basal ganglia.01:41 – Your blood pressure.03:33 – Your eyes.06:42 – Your inner ears.08:30 – Your reflexes.10:03 – Dehydration. Need a walker for your loved

Tuesday Dementia Training with Nikolay Zuyev of Clinical Selfie

Nikolay Zuyev

Tuesday Dementia Training with Nikolay Zuyev of Clinical SelfieTuesday Dementia Training with Nikolay Zuyev of Clinical SelfieIn This Podcast:01:42 – Introducing Nikolay Zuyev02:50 – Mini Cognitive Test.08:14 – The purpose of Clinical Selfie09:30 – Nikolay’s App.10:53 – Don’t compare yourself to others, compare yourself to your score.15:02 – Where can you download his app?15:53 –

Tuesday Dementia Training with Jason Heidel of MakeGrandmaSmile.com

Jason Heidel

Tuesday Dementia Training with Jason Heidel of MakeGrandmaSmile.comTuesday Dementia Training with Jason Heidel of MakeGrandmaSmile.comIn This Podcast:01:02 – Introducing Jason Heidel.02:22 – Getting to know him more and what he does for a living.05:00 – What kind of entertainer was he in WCIU?10:57 – What is MakeGrandmaSmile Program?16:41 – Samples from his Program.29:08 – “Celebrating

Tuesday Dementia Training with Christine Henderson

Christine Henderson

Tuesday Dementia Training with Christine Henderson How can puppet therapy help our loved ones with Dementia? Christine Henderson talks about the efficiency of incorporating puppet therapy into a Dementia patient’s plan of care. This also creates a reconnection among patients and their families.  In this episode: 02:10 – Introduction of Christine Henderson. 02:30 – How does puppet

Tuesday Dementia Training With Christina Macauley, MS-CCC, SLP, CDP Certified Dementia Practitioner

Christina Macauley

Tuesday Dementia Training With Christina Macauley, MS-CCC, SLP, CDP Certified Dementia PractitionerHow SLP help improve the quality of life for our loved ones with Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients?Christina Macauley gives out 3 essential and helpful tips from a speech therapist’s plan of care.In this episode:02:10 – What SLPs can do with Dementia?02:50 – Introduction of

Tuesday Dementia Training with Dr. Lorena Hawkins, OTR

Lorena Hawkins

Tuesday Dementia Training with Dr. Lorena Hawkins, OTRHow to be an advocate for your loved ones with Dementia and Alzheimer’s?Dr. Lorena Hawkins, OTR, author of Advocating for Seniors, shares some tips on how to become an advocate for our loved ones. And tells us her personal experience which inspired her to write the book.In this

Tuesday Dementia Training with Rachel Wiley, OTR

Rachel Wiley

Tuesday Dementia Training with Rachel Wiley, OTRDr. Rachel Wiley, OTR, shares with us about her practice and about Dementia.Here are her 3 Quick Tips on taking care of our loved ones with Dementia.In this episode:02:55 – Introduction of Rachel Wiley.05:10 – 3 Tips on taking care of our loved ones with Dementia.06:05 – TIP #1:

7 Stages of Dementia

7 Stages of Dementia

7 Stages of DementiaWhat are the Seven Stages of Dementia?In This Podcast:01:49 – Stage One: No Cognitive Decline.02:09 – Stage Two: Very Mild Cognitive Decline.02:41 – Stage Three: Mild Cognitive Decline.04:40 – Stage Four: Moderate Cognitive Decline.06:01 – Stage Five: Moderately Severe Cognitive Decline.06:58 – Stage Six: Severe Cognitive Decline or Middle Dementia.08:12 – Stage

Tuesday Dementia Training with Dr. Michele Rigel, PT, DPT, CDP Certified Dementia Practitioner

Michele Rigel

Tuesday Dementia Training with Dr. Michele Rigel, PT, DPT, CDP Certified Dementia Practitioner How are we managing our Dementia patients during this Covid-19 pandemic?  Dr. Rigel talks about managing her facility, the extra precautions that they took in handling their Dementia residents during this pandemic.  In this episode: 00:35 – Introduction of Dr. Michele Rigel 03:00 –

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