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Apr 24, 2019

We all have the right to make our own decisions. Dementia does not remove a person's right to make their own decisions. This right can create stress for family caregivers who want to keep their loved one safe. Scott Bartlett provides several great insights about dealing with this tension that is so common among family members caring for a loved one with dementia.

Scott is the lead Ombudsman for the Area Agency on Aging and is nationally and regionally recognized for his work as an Ombudsman.


Kent Mathews of A Thriving Life

Kent has 25 years of experience guiding families through the maze of emotional and practical issues surrounding disability and dying. His calm, humorous and thoughtful approach reminds caregivers of their inner strength and peace. Working as a care manager has shown him how much a tiny, practical piece of the puzzle can help improve people's lives. His work as a hospice social worker helps him to practice embracing death as a part of life every day.