SURVIVING DEMENTIA WITHOUT LOSING YOUR MIND
With Special Guest, Catherine Callahan, Author of "You Can Do It! Tools to Better Manage your Healthcare"
Tuesday, February 4th at 7pm
Surviving Dementia without Losing your Mind by Marisa Pasquini is a straightforward guidebook for people with family or loved ones living with dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Written from the perspective of a person who has lived and worked in the trenches of caregiving, Surviving Dementia shows you the way to confidently and joyfully care for yourself and your loved one, using real-life examples of what to do and not to do when caring for someone with dementia. Whether your loved one lives in their own home, your home or elsewhere, Surviving Dementia will prepare you for the journey and ensure that your loved one has the best possible care throughout their days.
You Can Do It!: Tools to Better Manage your Healthcare by Catherine Callahan offers strategies and tools to help you get the healthcare you need. The booklet includes need-to-know information from the author’s over 25 years of experience in successfully managing her own healthcare challenges. Doctors, nurses, therapists, and women with health issues have found the booklet to be a valuable and practical guide to advocating for your own effective healthcare.
Marisa Pasquini is a speaker, author, and trainer of family and professional caregivers of people with dementia with proven techniques that master upset and create peace. A former director of a nonprofit hospice agency, Marisa is the founder of the National Home Care Academy, which provides several training program for professional and family caregivers, and delivers confident caregivers and happy clients
Catherine Callahan is a land use planner-turned-healthcare advocate. Her business, ICareHealthCare, was born of her journey through the healthcare system and the lessons she learned through advocating for her own healthcare. Catherine lives in Santa Barbara with her dog Nena Blue, and sings in the Unitarian Society choir.