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FABULOUS AFTER FIFTY! EPISODE 137 – UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER’s & DEMENTIA

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A very scary topic for us today so thankfully we have Author Lisa Skinner, a behavioral specialist with expertise in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia with us.
Tune in as she explains clearly what it is and what it is not and shares tips on what to look out for and how we can best be there for those afflicted with it.
In the show notes you can find how to contact her and information on the upcoming online summit end of January.

BIO
Author Lisa Skinner is a behavioral specialist with expertise in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia. In her 30+year career working with family members and caregivers, Lisa has taught them how to successfully navigate the many challenges that accompany this heartbreaking disease. Lisa is both a Certified Dementia Practitioner and is also a certified dementia care trainer through the Alzheimer’s Association. She also holds a degree in Human Behavior.
Her latest book, “Truth, Lies & Alzheimer’s – Its Secret Faces” continues Skinner’s quest of working with dementia-related illnesses and teaching families and caregivers how to better understand the daunting challenges of brain disease. Her #1 Best-seller book “Not All Who Wander Need Be Lost,” was written at their urging. As someone who has had eight family members diagnosed with dementia, Lisa Skinner has found her calling in helping others through the struggle they can have a better-quality relationship with their loved ones through education and offering workshops on counter-intuitive solutions and tools to help people effectively manage the symptoms of brain disease. Lisa Skinner has appeared on many national and regional media broadcasts. Lisa helps explain behaviors caused by dementia, encourages those who feel burdened, and gives practical advice for how to respond.

LINKS
https://www.facebook.com/LisaSkinnerAuthor

CHECK OUT THE UPCOMING SUMMIT AND SHARE THE WORD https://www.mindingdementiasummit.com/link.php?id=30&h=5e24635fdf

 

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Originally British, brought up in France and currently living in the Netherlands after having worked and lived in various countries around the world, I am passionate about helping my clients be heard. I call myself a 'Projector' as I enhance and boost their message, to themselves via coaching and to others via also improvements to their English content via writing, editing and translating (from Dutch and French into English). I host " Fabulous after Fifty" a podcast and YouTube channel dedicated to helping my listeners make the most of these years ahead, changing what needs to be changed and embracing the rest. If not now, when? The world is ours, time to shine, live to our full capacity while making the world a better place, one person at a time.

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