dementia

Caring for the Caregiver

This week Natalie and Jessica talk with Mallory Asbe about the role of OT in supporting caregivers of loved ones with dementia.

2020-10-20T08:26:23-07:00October 20th, 2020|

Occupation-based Dementia Care

Jess and Natalie talk with Lynn Chatfield, Mary Beth Bisinger, and Danielle Norris about ways to incorporate occupation in occupational therapy for older adults with dementia. We discuss the dementia process, assessment approaches, and client-centered interventions appropriate for different levels of function. 

2019-07-26T08:18:38-07:00November 4th, 2018|

Caregiver Story-Telling: Dementia

Natalie and Jess talk with Jeff Loveland about his experience with caring for his father with dementia. Jeff is an occupational therapist, and brings a unique perspective from his experience merging these two roles. Jeff shares his experience with managing care and communicating with family members. He also discusses managing transitions in care in making tough decisions as his father's condition progressed.

2019-07-26T08:13:02-07:00March 18th, 2018|