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Top Questions Answered About DementiaRegister for Courses
October 7, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Have you ever wondered how to reduce the risk of cognitive decline? Are you interested in learning about the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia? Do you know how to identify if a memory lapse is part of normal aging or might be dementia? Join us for an informative session during which a dementia care expert will answer these questions and much more.
About the instructors: Jennifer Brush and Mandy Cheskis
Jennifer Brush, MA, CCC/SLP serves as program director, Montessori Education for Dementia, St. Nicholas Montessori College in Dublin, Ireland. Passionate about enriching the lives of people with dementia, she is on a mission to put the focus of care on the person’s preferences, interests and abilities. Jennifer is the author of Montessori for Elder and Dementia Care and many other books and articles on dementia. She has been a pioneer contributor in the area of spaced retrieval memory intervention.
Mandy Cheskis is dedicated to providing quality health care to people living with dementia. She has worked for more than 25 years as a speech language pathologist. She earned the AMI practitioner certificate in Montessori for Aging and Dementia and is recognized as a master clinician in cognitive communication deficits. She is committed to preserving the abilities of people living with dementia and maintaining pathways for meaningful connections.