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Dementia and Eldercare Professional

About Me

I write educational, actionable, and digestible articles to help people take care of their loved ones and interact better with those with dementia.

With over 20 years in the senior care field – including everything from in-home hands-on care to memory care facility administration – I bring a wide and balanced perspective and an accessible approach to my writing. 

Take a look at my bio for more details about my background or my portfolio for samples of my writing and client recommendations.

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Industries I Write About

Science & Medicine


My Writing Samples

What Should I Bring to Memory Care

This article is full of helpful information for families of people with dementia who may be considering or planning a move to memory care in the near future.


Horticulture Therapy in Dementia

An educational article which offers an overview of horticulture therapy in dementia, including its history, its scientifically proven benefits and what it might look like in practice.


What to do During Rapid Decline in Dementia

Educational article for family members who are witnessing a sudden change in behavior or functioning in their loved one with dementia.


Appreciating Behavioral Communication in Dementia

Introductory blog post in which I discuss exactly what is behavioral communication, and why in the world we would appreciate it.


ABC Dementia

Landing page for my blog, ABC Dementia. Aimed at people who work with or love people with dementia, each post discusses some aspect of understanding behavioral communication.


Best Bathtub Rails for the Elderly

This product round up covers the uses and limitations of bathtub safety rails, summarizes some important information to consider when choosing one, and highlights some of the top picks for consumers.


7 Best Radios for Seniors

This product round up is full of helpful information for people looking for the right radio for their favorite senior.


Best Dementia Clocks for the Elderly

This product round up reviews the 11 best clock options for seniors considering factors including impaired vision, hearing and cognition.



Elder and Dementia Care Professional

Since 1998 I have worked in geriatric care with a strong emphasis on dementia care. I've worked every role from front-line caregiver to facility administrator. I have a lot of hands on experience working with seniors. I have collaborated closely with health care providers, guided families and taught staff about dementia, end of life and related issues. Past and Current certifications include Nurse Aide, Medication Aide, Assisted Living & Residential Care Facility Administrator.

Company: Rogue Valley Manor and other Companies

I worked there from 5/1998 until now

Content I Write