November 19, 2019
Segment 1: Chris Johnson and Barbara McGinnis discuss the concept of decision making capacity among older adults with dementia and other chronic conditions.
Segment 2: Colleen Bridges, NSCA certified-personal trainer at Rock Steady Boxing Music City, joins Barbara and Chris to talk about a new exercise regime, Rock Steady Boxing, designed specifically for those with Parkinson’s disease.
Rock Steady Boxing
Segment 3: Linda Gregg, AKC Evaluator, K9 Psychologist, Therapy Dog, and Crisis Response Dog Trainer, joins Tim and Barbara to discuss the benefits of Pet Therapy when working with patients suffering from chronic conditions.
Segment 4: Noelle Goodin, MD, MT-BC, NMT from Music Therapy Nashville, joins Chris and Barbara to discuss the benefits of Music Therapy for older adults dealing with chronic conditions.
Segment 5: Dana Hentschel, Positive Approach to Care Certified Independent Trainer for Mental Health America of the MidSouth and Outreach Coordinator at Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law, joins Chris and Barbara to share tips and techniques for interacting with people living with dementia.
Lessons from Teepa Snow
Check out the organizations and resources mentioned on today's show.
Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law
Rock Steady Boxing Music City
Facebook: Rock Steady Boxing Music City
Instagram: Rock Steady Boxing Music City
Website: musiccity.rsbaffiliate.com or Franklin.rsbaffiliate.com
Music Therapy Nashville
Mental Health America of the MidSouth
If You Need Extra Help...
If you have questions about the process of aging, it can be useful to work with an elder law attorney. At Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law, we specialize in helping clients and their families navigate the many twists and turns that can occur during the long-term care journey. We can help you, too. Just give us a call at 615-824-2571.