Using Improv to Improve Communications-Caregiver Smile Summit-Smilecast 224

“Start with YES: Using the Techniques of Improvisational Comedy and Empathy to Improve Caregiver Communications” Sonja Shute and Christina DeSantis are our guests on the Caregiver Smile Summit. Communicating with a person with dementia can bring a unique set of challenges. This workshop will demonstrate how PSS Circle of Care uses the...

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Talking With Children About Dementia-Caregiver Smile Summit-Smilecast 223

Talking With Your Children About Dementia-Caregiver Smile Summit Kathryn Harrison is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. Although kids can feel scared around someone who is acting differently from dementia , with time, patience, explanation and reassurance, the relationship between a child and the person living with dementia can be...

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Leveraging Tech for Aging in Place-Caregiver Smile Summit-Smilecast 222

Leveraging Technology for Aging in Place-Caregiver Smile Summit Lisa Cini is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. Lisa Cini is regarded as the leading Alzheimer’s and long-term care design expert in the nation and has been recognized for her contributions in the field. Combined with her personal experience of living...

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Strategies for Family Carers in the Workforce-Caregiver Smile Summit-221

Strategies for Family Caregivers in the Workforce-Caregiver Smile Summit Cathy Bollinger is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. Ageism is a combination of: prejudicial attitudes toward older people, old age, and aging itself; discriminatory practices against older people and institutional practices and policies that perpetuate stereotypes about older people. When...

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How Technology Can Help Caregivers-Caregiver Smile Summit – Smilecast 220

How Technology Can Help Family Caregivers-Caregiver Smile Summit John Mills is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. John and his wife founded eCareDiary in 2011 to provide tools, content and services for family caregivers. In this session, he will cover the advantages of using technology to make caregiving easier. We...

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Pickle Ball – The Charlotte Today Show – May 16, 2019

Pickle Ball – The Charlotte Today Show – May 16, 2019 Pickle Ball is a paddle sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Two or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a Wiffle Ball,...

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