So proud of Cathy Hamlin, Executive Administrator of Assisting Hands Richmond! Cathy was interviewed by the Teepa Snow Positive Approach to Care (PAC) team about her role at Assisting Hands Richmond and her PAC Dementia Coach Certification.
By 2050, the number of dementia patients is expected to triple, according to the American Stroke Association and American Heart Association (AHA). Professionals are recommending that you pay close attention to these 13 factors that affect your risk for cognitive decline to reduce your risk of becoming affected. The first 7 factors focus on your heart health and the other 6 address brain health – and all of them can be managed with lifestyle changes.
The decline in their physical and mental capabilities due to normal aging can make it unsafe for elderly parents to live on their own at home. Answers to the following questions can help assess the capabilities of your Mom and Dad.
Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach to Care® and supporting a Person Living with Dementia; Greet and connect, offering comfort and support and how to “Do with the person and not to the person.” The workshop is led by Cathy Hamlin, Assisting Hands Richmond’s Executive Administrator, who is a PAC Certified Independent Coach.
Through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans that have been diagnosed with dementia could be eligible to receive a number of benefits and services. The care options available for veterans and their spouses with dementia include the following…
After reading this article, you should be able to identify common triggers for behaviors associated with dementia and apply the 4 step process in addressing dementia behaviors.
October was a month full of events for Assisting Hands Richmond – see what happened and watch our Friday Finish videos plus the recorded Dementia workshop.
Assisting Hands Richmond Selected as One of THE BEST in the In-Home Health Care Category by the Richmond Times Dispatch
Assisting Hands Richmond is extremely honored to be considered one of THE BEST in the In-Home Health Care Provider Category by the Richmond Times Dispatch.