Q and A with Michelle Eliason, OTR on Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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Q and A with Michelle Eliason, OTR on Alzheimer's and Dementia 

How to help your patients decide where to stay?

Michelle Eliason talks about her mission on how to help patients be able to make the choice where they live throughout their lifespan.

In This Podcast:
01:37 – Introducing Michelle
02:10 – What can we learn from her?
03:53 – What is ‘aging in place’?
10:28 – How does taking a weak camping trip affect your loved ones?
20:02 – Learning and identifying which part of the brain is affected is very important.
21:16 – Three tips that we can learn on how to take care of our Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients
33:08 – Is epilepsy and dementia the same thing?
36:36 – Last parting wisdom from Michelle.
38:03 – Self Care is not selfish
39:49 – Where can you reach out to Michelle?
41:34 – Always remember the word F-A-S-T!

Website: www.buffalooccupationaltherapy.com / www.agingwithpurpose.org

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About the author 

Dr Michael Chua PT, DPT

Dr Michael Chua is a physical therapist practising in Home Health, Skilled Nursing Facilities and Acute Care Hospital. His clinical interest involves pain management, geriatrics and dementia management. He enjoys treating patients and bringing out the best in them using positive treatment approaches, his dynamic work setting in a rural area provides an opportunity to treat a wide range from geriatrics to orthopaedics.

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