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Conversations on Care Podcast

How to Communicate with Your Loved One with Dementia During a Challenging Situation

In this episode of Conversations on Care, Suzy Carbrey, MA CCC-SLP, joins us to discuss how to improve your communication with a loved one who has dementia when they are experiencing anxiety or agitation. She also shares how better communication can improve the overall quality of life for an individual with dementia.

About Our Guest

I am a licensed speech-language pathologist in the state of Illinois and have been practicing since 2015. I have provided speech therapy for adults in various clinical settings throughout this time, including acute hospital, inpatient rehabilitation, home health care, outpatient rehabilitation, and outpatient teletherapy. My experience includes evaluating and treating adults who have ADHD, aphasia, autism, brain injury, Parkinson’s Disease, dementia, and speech disorders.

Being an effective speech therapist requires a commitment to a lifetime of learning. I love to read and learn, and I am always taking classes to improve my professional knowledge and skills.

About the Conversations on Care Podcast

Conversations on Care is a live Facebook talk show based in Chicago bringing together senior care experts to help the Chicago community better understand and cope with chronic care needs.

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