ApexCare was pleased to participate as a Bronze Sponsor in the Alzheimer’s Association Care Partner Education Forum held April 19th at the Citrus Heights Community Center. The Care Partner Education Forum is specifically customized to fit the needs of care partners and families caring for those with Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, and other forms of dementia. Family caregivers who participated learned more about the disease process, the latest updates on research, strategies in communication as well as amazing tips on self-care.
The program for the day was filled with wonderful experts who spoke at the forum and below are just a few:
Ruth Gay, MS, Public Policy and Advocacy Director, Alzheimer’s Association Northern California who spoke on Updates of Latest Policies
Professor Ladson Hinton, MD, Director of Geriatric Psychiatry, Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavior Sciences at UCD who spoke on Brain Health
Erika Meredith, DPT, Certified Orthopedic Specialist at Kaiser who gave amazing tips on Effective Communication Strategies
Later in the program there was also a professional panel that discussed Advanced Care Planning and also Professionals from Creative Connections who work to provide solutions to families and their loved ones faced with cognitive impairment to address finding joy and laughter through storytelling and also laughter yoga.
If you are interested in attending or sponsorship or exhibitor opportunities for upcoming forums, you can contact Denise Davis, Program Coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association at [email protected] or 800.272.3900.
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Since then, I have had a strong interest in helping and supporting our senior community as they age and are unable to care for themselves.Coming from a family of physicians, I am excited to be involved in the medical community by providing the highest levels of non-clinical in-home care to our clients and their families.With my work experience, I firmly believe that ApexCare can touch many lives and have a great impact on our local senior community.
Prior to joining ApexCare, I worked in a wide variety of industries and have owned multiple businesses ranging from construction to mortgage banking.Outside of work, I am an active youth soccer and basketball coach, having coached recreational soccer for over 8 years and elementary school basketball for over 4 years.I graduated with a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and received a Masters of Management degree from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.My career has been focused on building great organizations that deliver the highest absolute levels of service to our clients.I look forward to continuing this passion with ApexCare.
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