Normal Aging vs. Dementia? What You Need to Know about Memory Loss
Sponsored by NVHC Cares and our NOVA ChaiWays team, this session will address how we engage with family members and loved ones with Alzheimer’s, with strategies to provide support for caregivers and resources for interaction at different stages. The presenter will be Lindsey Vajpeyi, the Director of Education and Outreach at Insight Memory Care Center in Fairfax.
Lindsey has dedicated her career to working with older adults who live with dementia and their caregivers. Her certifications include Certified Dementia Practitioner®, Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer®, Activity Director Certification with specialization in Memory Care, Master Trainer with the Best Friends™ Approach to Dementia Care, and she is a registered Dementia Friends Champion. Lindsey is passionate about quality dementia care from professionals, support and education for care partners, and assisting those with dementia to retain a sense of self and purpose throughout every stage of the disease.