When a loved one shows signs of dementia, it’s time to talk. Often, conversations with family about changing behaviors can be challenging and uncomfortable. This program offers tips on how to have honest and caring conversations to address some of the most common issues. Topics covered in the program include: Going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans. Danielle Ramos, a volunteer community educator for the Alzheimer's Association, will provide tips on the best ways to have this difficult discussion.
Danielle is a director of community relations at National Health Care Associates with more than 24 years of experience in long-term care, helping seniors understand and navigate the complex health care system. Danielle’s expertise in the field and presence in the community serves as a trusted resource for many. She is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and is honored to be a volunteer with the Alzheimer’s Association CT Chapter, serving on the Walk to End Alz Committee and as a Volunteer Community Educator. Touched both on a professional and personal level, Danielle shares the vision of a world without Alzheimer’s and continually works for a better understanding of this disease by education and outreach.
Community Partner: Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter