Fall 2020 Caregiver Connections Surveys
Thank you so much for participating in Caregiver Connections! Twice a year, our providers host these educational sessions for friends and family of MMC patients. We try to cater Caregiver Connections to you, so your feedback is essential! Please take a few minutes to give anonymous feedback in the surveys below. Thank you in advance!
Session 1: Memory & Movement Overview (10/6)
Charles Edwards, MD and Sanjay Iyer, MD give an overview of memory and movement disorders including dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease and more.
Session 2: Take Charge! Caring for your Loved One and Yourself (10/8)
Robyn Wolkofsky, PA-C will walk you through your caregiving journey, touching on caregiver stress and how to Take Charge of your loved one's diagnosis.
Session 3: Neurology Wellness (10/13)
Melissa Shepard, MD and Shelly Sedory, RN give an overview of normal aging, Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) Neuroplasty, and wellness strategies achieved through a transformational model of change.
Session 4: Safety & Medication (10/15)
Aris Chaconas, MD and Shelly Sedory, RN talk about navigating scams, firearms, wandering, fall risks, medications and more with your loved one.
Session 5: Parkinson's: More Than A Movement Disorder (10/20)
Sanjay Iyer, MD gives an overview of some of the less common symptoms of Parkinson's Disease.
Session 6: Know Your Resources (10/22)
Kelly Markiewitz, PT lays out all your options when your loved one can no longer live independently.
Session 7: Addressing Challenging Behaviors (10/27)
Melissa Shepard, MD and Aris Chaconas, MD walk you through what to do when you experience significant or abrupt change and how to deal with challenging behavior your loved one may exhibit over the course of their diagnosis.
Session 8: Dementia Communication & End of Life Strategies (10/29)
Chris Ryskiewich, RN and Charles Edwards, MD walk you through communicating with your loved one in late stages of dementia and how to prepare for end of life.