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Connect Our Elders Episode 35: COVID & Dementia (VIDEO)

Connect Our Elders Episode 35: COVID & Dementia (VIDEO)

Connect Our Elders: Episode 35. Dr. Diane Darby Beach, Gerontologist. Family Matters In-Home Care.

Dr. Beach is a Gerontologist by training (with an emphasis in dementia care). She has a Masters Degree in Public Health and a Doctorate in Education and has worked for the last 28 years in the area of Health Promotion/Administration and Alzheimer’s disease. She has presented her work at several different national and international conferences and has been published in The Gerontologist, The Hospice Journal, The Journal of Gerontological Nursing, and other scientific, peer-reviewed journals. She has done numerous media interviews and previously authored a weekly article on aging issues for the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Tune in to hear answers to the following questions:

  1. Coming out of the pandemic, how have the needs of caregiving families/clients/residents changed?
  2. How has hospice care been affected by the pandemic?
  3. Have in-home care and assisted living been impacted by the COVID crisis? If so, how?
  4. How has mental health among seniors and their families been affected by the lockdown?
  5. Have people with dementia and their caregiving families been touched by the pandemic differently than others? If so, how?

About Connect Our Elders: Our focus is bringing together all appropriate resources to educate and assist Elders, their adult children, and the community. We will provide resources, advice, guidance, tips, and support to any and all situations.

If you or your family member is considering in-home care as part of a plan to age in place, contact Family Matters In-Home Care today for a free consultation.  Our team is dedicated to supporting your family and helping older adults enjoy life in the comfort of their own home for as long as possible.

Some of the services offered by Family Matter In-Home Care include: Alzheimer’s & Dementia CareBed & Wheelchair Transfer AssistanceCompanionshipHousekeeping & Meal PreparationPersonal CareRecovery Care, and Transportation.

Serving the San Francisco Bay Area and Greater San Diego, Family Matter In-Home Care has offices throughout California including: Campbell, CARoseville, CASan Marcos, CA, and San Mateo, CA.

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