Dementia Resources

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.

Capacity

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.

Pet Therapy

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.

Music Therapy

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

Resources

Check out the organizations and resources mentioned on today's show.

Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law
615-824-2571
www.tn-elderlaw.com

Rock Steady Boxing Music City
615-944-3284
Facebook: Rock Steady Boxing Music City
Instagram: Rock Steady Boxing Music City
Website: musiccity.rsbaffiliate.com or Franklin.rsbaffiliate.com

Linda Gregg
615-655-4805
www.tnk9counselor.com

Music Therapy Nashville
615-473-9828
www.musictherapynashville.org

Mental Health America of the MidSouth
615-269-5355
www.mhamidsouth.org

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.

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