March 8, 2019 - Younger Onset Dementia - A Different Set of Challenges

If you missed the original broadcast, watch the show here after February 25, 2019. 

 

Segment 1: Younger Onset Dementia - The Legal Perspective

Tim Takacs and Barbara McGinnis discuss legal considerations, including the documents that should be put into place if this or another
unexpected illness occurs earlier in life.

 

Segment 2: Younger Onset Dementia – A Client’s Perspective

Tim and Barbara talk to Kenna Niles, a client whose husband was diagnosed with younger onset dementia. 

 

Segment 3: On the Front Lines – Younger Onset Dementia and Your Primary Care Physician

Summers Chaffin, MD, a physician with Highpoint Family Wellness joins Tim and Barbara to discuss questions you should be asking your family doctor.

 

Segment 4: Abe’s Garden – Challenges in a Community Setting

Connie Tomlin, Program Manager of Community Projects for Abe’s Garden, joins Tim and Barbara to discuss the challenges related to finding residential communities and programs that can accommodate the needs of younger people with dementia.

 

Segment 5: Community Resources

Lynn Wood, Aging Services Coordinator with Mental Health America of the MidSouth joins Tim and Barbara to discuss the programs and resources available for a person with younger onset dementia.

Resources

Learn more about concepts, organizations, and information mentioned in the show.

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

Sumner Station Family Wellness
615-328-3400
www.highpointfamilywellness.com

Abe's Garden
615-455-8105
www.abesgarden.org

Mental Health America of the MidSouth
615.269.5355
www.mhamt.org
lwood@mhamt.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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