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Anna Corwin is Participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit

Anna is participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit We are pleased to welcome Anna Corwin to the Caregiver Smile Summit. Anna is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Saint Mary’s College of California. Trained in Linguistic and Medical Anthropology, Dr. Corwin’s work focuses on understanding how cultural practices and communication...

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Larry Dawalt is Participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit

Larry is participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit We are pleased to welcome Larry Dawalt to the Caregiver Smile Summit. Larry Dawalt is Senior Director of Spiritual and Grief Care Services for Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region. He has been in hospice care since 1993 and also worked ten...

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Michelle Seitzer is Participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit

Michelle is participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit Caregiver Smile Summit participant Michelle Seitzer launched Caregiving Advice in January 2019 after two decades of working with caregiving families from senior living communities, advocating for family caregivers through a policy position with the Alzheimer’s Association, helping her own family navigate stroke...

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Terri Tanielian is Participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit

Terri Tanieliam is Participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit We welcome Terri to the Caregiver Smile Summit. Caregiver Smile Summit Expert Terri is a senior behavioral scientist and a nationally recognized expert on veteran mental health. Her areas of interest include military and veterans health policy; military suicide; military sexual assault; psychological effects of...

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Dr. Jill Bjerke is Participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit

Dr. Jill Bjerke is Participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit We welcome Jill to the Caregiver Smile Summit. Dr. Bjerke is an internationally recognized subject matter expert in aging/thriving at home, a senior safety expert, author and consultant and a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS).  She is CEO and...

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Angelia Brigance is Participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit

Angela Brigance is Participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit Angela is participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit. Angelia had the privilege of growing up with her grandparents. As a result, she was able to truly understand the gift that the elderly are to us and the importance of treating them...

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Grace Meadows is Participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit

Grace Meadows is Participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit Grace is participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit. Grace is Programme Director of Music for Dementia 2020, a campaign led by The Utley Foundation to make music available to everyone living with dementia by 2020. The campaign has emerged from the recommendations...

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