Dementia, Alzheimer’s & Care
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It is estimated that over 35 million people are diagnosed with dementia, worldwide. Statistics show this number doubling by 2030 and tripling by 2050. Alzheimer’s is the progressive form of dementia, affecting over 5 million people in the US. Guest and “Alzheimer’s Speaks”, radio host, Lori La Bey, advocates for shifting our dementia care from crisis to comfort. World wide Lori connects people to best practices and facilitates conversations regarding dementia care needs. Guest, Mara Batonis, author of “When Caring Take Courage” knows from her personal experience, how devastating Alzheimer’s disease can be. Her book helps Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers as a quick reference guide to use when challenges come up. Learning all that we can about the diseases will help, but compassion and love for the patient, above all else, will always lead the way.
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