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When faced with a significant medical or care decision, having another set of eyes and ears on the situation can provide important, objective feedback that otherwise might go overlooked.
You just never really know why someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementia repeats the same question or comment over and over. Is it really simply a lack of short-term memory or are there other possible reasons?
Janice King, co-founder and CEO of TRI-OLOGY, a breakthrough oral health product focused on strengthening oral health for overall systemic health. Janice is a 20-year researcher in the area of oral health and the oral-systemic connection, a formulator with three U.S. patents and co-founder of NOWsystem, Inc. With a grant from the National Science Foundation, Janice and co-founder Dale Winetroub are currently researching the risk factors relative to age-related Alzheimer’s Disease.
Medication is often a fact of life, especially as we age. Just as we explore potential side effects, equally as important is to understand possible interactions with other medications, both over-the-counter and prescribed.
Stephanie Raffelock is a graduate of Naropa University’s program in Writing and Poetics. She’s worked as a freelance writer for publications that include The Rogue Valley Messenger, Nexus Magazine, Omaha Lifestyles, and SixtyandMe.com. As host for the podcast, Coffee Table Wisdom, Stephanie promotes embracing the accumulating years with purpose, intention and joy. She is the author of the book “A Delightful Little Book on Aging.”
Brian Andrew Tully is the founder of Tully Law, PC. He is Certified as an Elder Law Attorney and has been practicing elder care law and estate planning since 1998. Tully Law offers a comprehensive service called Life Care Planning which combines asset protection, Medicaid planning and applications, care coordination, nursing home advocacy and crisis intervention. Brian was inspired by his own family’s caregiving and aging challenges and entered the field of elder care right after law school. He has advocated for and helped caregivers and their aging parents ever since.